Torpedo Room of Submarine S-49

Torpedo Room of Submarine S-49 Cleveland Ohio Exposition


Stock #: 227859
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Cleveland
State: Ohio (OH)
County: Cuyahoga
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Torpedo Compartment of the Submarine S-49 has four torpedo tubes and carries in war time 12 torpedoes. The torpedoes are fired from the tubes by compressed air carried in the tanks on the lower left of the picture. After leaving the boat, the torpedo runs on an engine within the torpedo for about five miles at a speed of about 40 miles an hour
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