Photo #: NH 84469
"The Recent Experiments at the Torpedo Station at Newport, R.I., before the U.S. Naval Board"
Engraving published in 1874, based on sketches by Lieutenant Commander Richard C. Hooker, USN. The individual views include:
1. Explosion of a submarine mine;
2. Explosion of a spar torpedo;
3. The new iron-clad torpedo boat Intrepid;
4. Blowing up an old hulk with nitro-glycerine.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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2 May 2002