2013-02-28 / News

MAN THE TORPEDOES



The torpedo station on Goat Island was established in 1869, three years after Englishman Robert Whitehead successfully demonstrated a self-propelled underwater explosive. Story on Page 5. 
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NAVAL WAR COLLEGE The torpedo station on Goat Island was established in 1869, three years after Englishman Robert Whitehead successfully demonstrated a self-propelled underwater explosive. Story on Page 5. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NAVAL WAR COLLEGE

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