Lambert's Attack Director
Lambert's Attack Director was a torpedo control device invented by Lieutenant Walter O. H. Lambert.
Six of these were ordered in 1913.
Seven of them were undergoing trial at sea around 1914.
It was not a torpedo director, but a device to help judge the best course to steer to most rapidly intercept an approaching formation of enemy destroyers.
TODO: add photos of one which has been found in a modern collection.
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- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913. p. 31.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1914. p. 30.
- H.M.S. Vernon. (Feb 1914) Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913, with Appendix (Wireless Telegraphy). Copy 42 at The National Archives. ADM 189/33.
- H.M.S. Vernon. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1914. Copy 5 at The National Archives. ADM 189/34.