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  • ...ll><sub>2</sub></small></small> Above-Water Tube''' was a single revolving tube used by the [[Apollo Class Cruiser (1890)|''Apollo'' class cruisers]].
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  • The '''14-in VII.<small>B</small> Above-Water Tube''' was a single revolving tube used by the [[Barham Class Cruiser (1889)|''Barham'' class cruisers]].
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  • [[File:UKTorpM1909IIIPlate29.jpg|thumb|600px|'''Tube sections'''{{UKTorpM1909III|Plate 29}}]] ...by the [[Sharpshooter Class Torpedo Gunboat (1888)|''Sharpshooter'' class torpedo gunboats]].
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  • The '''21-in Short Above-Water Tube''' was a single revolving tube used by the [[Beagle Class Destroyer (1909)|''Beagle'' class destroyers]]. ...door. A powder impulse was employed. It was like the 18-in light pattern tube, except it had a swing door. It weighed 3,140 pounds.{{UKAddenda1911TorpM1
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  • The '''21-in Long Above-Water Tube''' was a single revolving tube first used by the [[Acorn Class Destroyer (1910)|''Acorn'' class destroyers ...door. A powder impulse was employed. It was like the 18-in light pattern tube, except it had a swing door. It had a hand brake and locking pawl. It wei
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  • ...nd used by contemporary destroyers and scouts, such as the [[Cricket Class Torpedo Boat (1906)|''Cricket'' class T.B.s.]].{{UKTorpM1909III|pp. 233}} ...no training gear, allowing a light roller path to replace the racer. Its tube was in 2 rather than 3 sections (lengthwise), to eliminate one heavy flange
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  • [[File:ARTS1917Plate23.jpg|thumb|512px|'''21-in T.R. Torpedo Tube'''{{ARTS1917|Plate23}}<br>Notice the locking levers for the access doors]] ...'''21-in T.R. Torpedo Mountings''' were the [[Royal Navy]]'s first triple torpedo mountings, and employed in [["W" Class Destroyer (1917)|"W" Class destroyer
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  • [[File:ARTS1913Plate15.jpg|thumb|512px|'''21-in D.R. Torpedo Mounting Mark II'''{{ARTS1913|Plate15}}<br>First used in 1913's ''Arethusa' The '''21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube''' was the [[Royal Navy]]'s first dual torpedo mounting, and was employed in destroyers and light cruisers designed shortl
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  • ...-division was improved to decrease the possibility of sinking from mine or torpedo attack. Unlike ''Dreadnought'' the ''Bellerophon'' class were given two tr ...forward, depressed 1 degree and angled 15 degrees before the beam, axis of tube 11 foot 6.625 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the de
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  • * two forward, depressed 2 degrees and angled directly abeam, axis of tube 12 foot 4.625 inches below load water line and 1 foot 10 inches above the d * one in the stern, depressed 1 degree; axis of tube 8 feet 6 inches below load water line and 1 foot 9 inches above the deck.
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  • * three 21-in submerged tubes:<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ...feet, 7.4375 inches below load waterline, depressed 2 degrees with axis of tube 1 foot 7.5625 inches above the deck.
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  • The ships had three 21-in submerged torpedo tubes. ''Orion'''s broadside tubes were angled at 90 degrees, and the othe ...d WL and axis 1 foot, 8.625 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref>
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  • * Torpedo Control Tower: 6 inches, 3 inch roof ...erline with the tube axis 2 feet, 1.1875 inches above the deck. The stern tube was depressed 1 degree and was 8.5 feet below load WL with its axis 1 foot,
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  • * a 3331 at each tube to a 3331 with 2465 at the T.C.T. * a 3331 at each tube to a 3331 with 2465 at the C.T.
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  • ...n of the fire control outfits of these ships in the ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1915''. By 1918, two additional 9-foot instruments were also to be provided for torpedo control. On ''Ramillies'', these were situated on each side of the lower s
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  • [[File:ARTS1913Plate53.jpg|thumb|300px|'''Torpedo Control Systems'''{{ARTS1913|Plate 53}}]] The ships had five submerged 18-in torpedo tubes:{{UKTorpM1909III|p. 265}}
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  • ...[[18-in R.G.F. Mark VI* Torpedo|Mark VI* H.]] or [[18-in R.G.F. Mark VI** Torpedo|Mark VI** H.]].{{ARTS1909|pp. 13-4}} ...ot rangefinder on an open mounting was to be added specifically to augment torpedo control.{{ARTS1917|p. 198. (C.I.O. 481/17)}}
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  • ...submerged broadside tubes forward depressed 2 degrees with the axis of the tube 1 foot 9 inches above the deck.{{UKAddenda1911TorpM1909III|p. 155}} ==Torpedo Control==
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  • ...em and the weapons proved to have little effectiveness at the ranges where torpedo attack became deeply worrying. ...forward, depressed 1 degree and angled 15 degrees before the beam, axis of tube 11 foot 2 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck.
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  • Three 18-in submerged tubes:<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ...d, 12 feet 4.625 inches below load water line depressed 2 degrees, axis of tube 1 foot 10 inches above the deck
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  • ...firing practice exercise on 1 July, 1918, ''Benbow'' reloaded a submerged tube in a one minute, and fired the second shot after a further delay of one min ...competitive firing trials as part of the Mediterranean Fleet, her forward torpedo flat fired at intervals of 135, 70, 65 and 96 seconds, and the aft flat at
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  • ...petitive firing trials as part of the [[Mediterranean Fleet]], her forward torpedo flat fired at intervals of 62, 70, 93 and 132 seconds, and the aft flat at ...ired the second shot after a further delay of six seconds. With the other tube, she took two minutes fifteen seconds to reload and 45 further seconds to f
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  • ...fired the second shot after a further delay of twenty seconds. The second tube failed to reload due to a misunderstood order.{{ARTS1918|pp. 266-7}}
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  • * one above water fixed tube astern, horizontal, with a 3-in armoured shutter. ...d broadside forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam; axis of tube was 11 foot 9 inches below load water line and 2 foot 3.5 inches above the
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  • ...them) for exercise, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam, axis of tube 11 foot 5 inches below load water line and 2 foot 3 inches above the deck. ...rcise, depressed 1 degree and angled at 20 degrees abaft the beam; axis of tube 11 foot 8 inches below load water line and 2 foot 4 inches above the deck.
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  • She completed her two days torpedo trials at Spithead on the evening of 24 September, 1895. Firing from a sta ...while operating with the Channel Fleet, she suffered a fracture of the "A" tube near the muzzle in two of her Mark VIII 12-in guns. This mishap prompted a
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  • * two forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam, axis of tube 10 foot 11 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck. ...aft, depressed 1 degree and angled at 22.5 degrees abaft the beam; axis of tube 10 foot 4 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck.
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  • * two forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam, axis of tube 10 foot 8 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck. ...ees abaft the beam (an earlier source says 25{{ARTS1898|p. 598}}); axis of tube 10 foot 8 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck.
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  • ...er a list of 20 degrees. 45&nbsp;minutes later she was struck by a second torpedo. The pinnace and launch along with two other boats (one of which capsized ...submerged tubes could be fired four times sequentially, starting with the tube loaded and the bar out, the ship's crew was able to do this in one minute,
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  • * two forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam, axis of tube 10 foot 8 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck. ...o aft, depressed 1 degree and angled at 20 degrees abaft the beam; axis of tube 10 foot 8 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck.
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  • ...forward, depressed 1 degree and angled 10 degrees before the beam, axis of tube 11 foot 3.5 inches below load water line and 2 foot 3 inches above the deck ...o aft, depressed 1 degree and angled at 25 degrees abaft the beam; axis of tube 11 foot 3 inches below load water line and 2 foot 3 inches above the deck.
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  • ...merged 18-in tubes forward, undepressed and angled directly abeam; axis of tube 10 feet 6 inches below load water line and 3 feet above the deck.{{UKTorpM1 ===Torpedo Control===
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  • ...to remove all of them, but this would have left the ships too weak against torpedo craft or in low visibility. Eventually, it was decided to remove the ten c ...em and the weapons proved to have little effectiveness at the ranges where torpedo attack became deeply worrying.
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  • ...em and the weapons proved to have little effectiveness at the ranges where torpedo attack became deeply worrying. ...forward, depressed 1 degree and angled 10 degrees before the beam, axis of tube 11 feet below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the deck.
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  • ...s soon as possible and proceed to the vicinity of Loch Ewe for gunnery and torpedo practice.<ref>"Grand Fleet Operations - Narrative of Events." Jellicoe Pap [[File:ARTS1914Plate20.jpg|thumb|400px|'''Elswick 21-in side-loading tube'''{{ARTS1914|Plate 20}}]]
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  • [[File:ARTS1914Plate20.jpg|thumb|400px|'''Elswick 21-in side-loading tube'''{{ARTS1914|Plate 20}}]] Her tubes fired a unique type of torpedo, a [[21-in Mark II*** Torpedo (UK)|21-in Mark II*** V.B.]], which seemed to cause her to miss out on an "
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  • ==Planned Torpedo Armament== [[File:ARTS1918Plate133.jpg|thumb|400px|Planned Torpedo Control Installation{{ARTS1918|Plate 133}}]]
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  • [[File:ARTS1914Plate20.jpg|thumb|400px|'''Elswick 21-in side-loading tube'''{{ARTS1914|Plate 20}}]] ...eymouth torpedoes in England were purchased: ten [[21-in Weymouth Mark II Torpedo]]es intended for Japan were given to ''Erin'', but her Elswick type submerg
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  • ...for six 18-in torpedo tubes, ''Indiana'' was only outfitted with four. The torpedo tubes fired [[Whitehead & Company|Whitehead]] torpedoes and were mounted on An armoured tube 7 inches thick with an inside diameter of 12 inches extended from the conni
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  • ...d on the broadside forward, depressed 3 degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 6 foot 6 inches below load water line and 1 feet 8 inches above deck.{{
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  • ...Torpedo Attack Table''' was a [[Torpedo Control]] teaching aid to practice torpedo attacks. [[File:ARTS1915Plate9.jpg|thumb|200px| '''Torpedo Attack Trainer'''{{ARTS1915|Plate 9}}<br>Early design sketch ]]
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  • ...pg|thumb|400px| A [[Pattern]] 2391 director<ref>''The Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909'', p. 23.</ref>]] ...I* heater torpedo (35 knots to 4,000 yards)<ref>''The Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909'', p. 23.</ref>]]
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  • * one stern above water tube ...dside tubes forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam; axis of tube was 10 foot 7 inches below load water line and 2 foot 5 inches above the de
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  • * one above water fixed tube astern, horizontal. ...d broadside forward, depressed 1 degree and angled directly abeam; axis of tube was 9 foot 5 inches below load water line and 2 foot 4 inches above the dec
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  • ...ed to the steam frigate ''Inconstant'', on 24 August, 1880. May served as Torpedo Lieutenant. Two weeks later ''Inconstant'' became flagship of a Detached S ...d Baronet|Arthur Wilson]] of ''Vernon'' in evaluating a new Fiume Mark III torpedo against the service's R.L. torpedoes Marks I and II, carrying out these tes
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  • ...tee appointed to examine the capabilities of the Whitehead, or locomotive, torpedo in 1870. He then served afloat for six years, during which time his profes ...,{{NLJul78|p. 249}} a hulk in Portsmouth harbour recently established as a torpedo school. For the next three years Wilson devoted his great talent and energ
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  • ...ol1916Plate6.jpg|thumb|300px|Pattern 3340 Elevation View<ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', Plate 6.</ref>]] ...Control1916Plate5.jpg|thumb|300px|Pattern 3340 Plan View<ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', Plate 5.</ref>]]
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  • * Torpedo officer: Lt. Comr. [[Walter Neville Lapage|W. N. Lapage]] ...w, and one of our torpedo boat destroyers appeared to "loaf" up to her and torpedo her—our destroyer appeared to be half-disabled herself too (this was the
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  • ...ed by witnesses about 1,000 yards on the starboard beam. No track of this torpedo was observed, though looked for by several observers immediately after the At 7.10 p.m. fired a torpedo at a disabled German ship with three funnels. This may have been the same
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  • ...sed by the forward movement of the ship which would jam the torpedo in the tube. One of these ramps were salvaged later by my colleague, some seven tons of ...e about to be redeemed, not without consequences! Enclosed photograph of a torpedo ramp. Note the last picture of the double-acting pump still had cordite att
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  • ...ly use but one eyepiece, however, and observe the model through a separate tube. The size of the model was such that it was hoped that it would appear the ...design did not make these alterations simple to effect. [[H.M.S. Vernon (Torpedo Training School)|''Vernon'']] recommended a redesign before manufacturing a
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  • her guns and fired a torpedo from her submarine tube and opened fire on the "Alcantara." The torpedo
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  • An escort of torpedo boats and destroyers was sent, but just as the first two were sighted at 11 ...a large piece 2' 6" deep and extending round half the circumference of the tube was broken out, as shown in the illustrations.[See here.]
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  • Some ships complain of interference from torpedo destroyers' smoke, and this raises the question as to whether the position ...ch a position they are advantageously placed for delivering and countering torpedo craft attacks, and smoke interference will be reduced.
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  • The ships had three submerged 18-in torpedo tubes:{{UKTorpM1909III|p. 265}} ...on broadside forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 8 foot 3 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck.
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  • ...st-class boats for the Royal Indian Marine based on the [[125 Footer Class Torpedo Boat (1885)|125 Footer class]] of two years previous, but by 1892, these ha Five 14-in torpedo tubes. Two 1-in twin-barrelled Nordenfeld guns. An alternative armament p
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  • Five tubes, one forward and four beam. The forward torpedo tube was above water. The aft tubes were angled fully 70 degrees abaft the beam ...t slow to moderate speeds offered, in effect, an extended ram and the only torpedo fire into undisturbed water. The ''Admiral'' class was noted as being keen
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  • ...oadside tubes forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 7 foot 6 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck.{{ ===Torpedo Control===
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  • ...em and the weapons proved to have little effectiveness at the ranges where torpedo attack became deeply worrying. The ships had five submerged 18-in torpedo tubes:{{UKTorpM1909III|p. 265}}
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  • The ships had three submerged 18-in torpedo tubes, the details may be the same as those of the [[Duke of Edinburgh Clas ...on broadside forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 8 foot 3 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck.
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  • [[File:ARTS1891Plate5.jpg|thumb|600px|'''18-in R.G.F. Torpedo Tail, 1891'''{{ARTS1891|Plate 5}}]] ...o (UK)|Mark II model]], it was commonly referred to as the '''18-in R.G.F. Torpedo'''.
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  • ...ase, approximately 15cm across.<ref>estimating from ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1902'', Plate 25.</ref> It had a push-to-talk lever marked ''Press ...orking with a [[Pattern 2140A Navyphone]] in the 1907 Annual Report of the Torpedo School, suggesting this was the 1855's successor model.{{ARTS1907|Plate 11}
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  • ...edo tube. The TCT was able to send "Load", "Stand by" and "Fire", and the tube being able to signal "Loaded", "Ready", "Fired". Their report concluded:{{ ...al instruments were based upon dated Mark I equipment, and that the Mark I torpedo order instruments described below answered to a much more modern basis.{{IN
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  • ...oadside tubes forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 6 foot 10.5 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck ===Torpedo Control===
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  • Some anti-torpedo boat guns and saluting guns.<ref>Form A. {{TNA|ADM 116/446}}.</ref> ...oadside tubes forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 7 foot 7.5 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck.
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  • ...oadside tubes forward, depressed three degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 6 foot 6 inches below load water line and 1 feet 6 inches above deck.{{ ===Torpedo Control===
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  • There were four submerged 18-in torpedo tubes arranged for broadside fire:{{ARTS1896|pp. 39-40}} * two forward, depressed three degrees and angled directly abeam; axis of tube was 6 foot 10 inches below load water line and 1 feet 5 inches above deck.
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  • In 1896, {{UK-Blenheim}} had a torpedo hang up on firing from a submerged tube. It eventually was fired from the bar, but broke up and sank. The issue w ===Torpedo Control===
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  • ...the axis of the tube 14.75 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ==Torpedo Control==
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  • ...e axis of the tube 1 foot 5 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ==Torpedo Control==
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  • ...xis of the tube 1 foot 5.25 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ...{UK-1Southampton}} fired a {{Torp|21-in Mark II**|UK}} from her starboard tube; various persons aboard thought a hit was achieved.<ref>Beatty Papers at th
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  • The ships had their torpedo and gun outfits augmented during the course of the war.{{UKTHVol4Part34|pp. ...e their torpedo armament, and each broadside got a second double revolving torpedo mount aft, just forward of the aft 6-in gun. These would have the torpedoe
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  • ...isers" have three 52.5 kw dynamos at 105 volts.<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School', 1916', p. 120.</ref> It is possible that this description encompa * two [[21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in Double Revolving torpedo tubes]] (2x2), mounted abreast
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  • * four [[21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in D.R. Mark II torpedo tubes]] (4x2) disposed in pairs abreast, bearing 60-120 degrees. ...do tubes would use two impulse charges firing in a cascade to increase the torpedo discharge velocity and thus reduce the angle at which the torpedoes entered
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  • ...isers" have three 52.5 kw dynamos at 105 volts.<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School', 1916', p. 120.</ref> * four [[21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in D.R. Mark II torpedo tubes]] (4x2) disposed in pairs abreast, bearing 60-120 degrees.
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  • ...isers" have three 52.5 kw dynamos at 105 volts.<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School', 1916', p. 120.</ref> It is unclear whether this outfit was still * four [[21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in D.R. Mark II* (?)]] above water tubes (4x2) disposed in pairs ab
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  • ...Excellent (Gunnery Training School)|H.M.S. ''Excellent'']] for gunnery and torpedo training.<ref name=ADM/196/38-691>Jellicoe Service Record. The National Ar ...xcellent'' back in Portsmouth he obtained first classes in the gunnery and torpedo courses and on 16 May, 1884 he received a first class gunnery certificate.<
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  • ...of the destroyer, these guns were soon seen to be inadequate, and the anti-torpedo batteries of subsequent U.S. battleships were of five-inch caliber. The cla Four torpedoes per tube were the war load, but generally six Bliss-Leavitt heaters were carried. A
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  • ...ied 75% of her 6-in ammunition and did not carry any torpedoes for her own torpedo tubes.{{UKShipArmament1914|April 1914 p. 26-27}} * Stern 18-in Torpedo Tube removed late in 1915 (G.27913/15).{{UKShipArmament1914|April 1915 p. 29}}
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  • There were three 18-in torpedo tubes, with original torpedo allocation as follows:{{ARTS1894|pp. 72-73}} ...between them) for exercise, depressed 3 degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 6 feet below load water line and 10 inches above the deck.{{UKTorpM1909
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  • ...ged broadside tubes, or desirable on ships where the aiming and control of torpedo fire was deemed better kept near the command centre. ...ffset between tube and sight to cause the sighting line to converge on the torpedo's track.
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  • ...ett]]{{ARTS1911|pp. 44}} and tried at sea and rejected by the Royal Navy's Torpedo School in 1914.{{ARTS1914|p. 30}} ...ctor was intended to exploit, with improvements, an old practice of French torpedo boat tactics{{ARTS1887|pp. 111-112 (not read by editor)}} The geometry of
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  • ...rough conditions, it was found that the centre 4-in gun fouled the torpedo tube and enjoyed firing arcs of only 35 degrees.{{March|p. 127}} ...t gun, although ''Acasta'' later surrendered hers in favour of an enhanced torpedo outfit. Other units had a single 2-pdr pom-pom by 1920.{{March|p. 131}}<re
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  • They were the first Royal Navy destroyers to ship twin torpedo tubes, effectively doubling their outfit. [[File:ARTS1913Plate15.jpg|thumb|512px|'''21-in D.R. [Double Revolving] Torpedo Mounting Mark II'''{{ARTS1913|Plate15}}<br>The "L" Class's Mark I mounting
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  • ...small differences in construction limited the arcs of fire for the forward tube in {{UK-Racoon}}, {{UK-Renard}}, {{UK-1Wolverine}} to 25 degrees abaft the ...eir arcs of fire as follows, and the {{UK-Rattlesnake}} needed her forward tube elevated 9 inches to achieve any arc at all):{{ARTS1917|p. 91}}
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  • The '''Clear Range Indicator''' was a British [[Torpedo Control|torpedo-control]] instrument developed in a series of Marks. Apparently, these were first described in Torpedo Order No. 12 of 1916.{{GFGTO|No. 133}}
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  • ...was to permit these values to be passed on for placing on the sight at the tube. ...s graduated up to 40 knots. The sighting arm functioned as one would on a torpedo director, and a possible shot strip was clamped alongside.
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  • [[File:ARTS1914Plate11.jpg|thumb|400px| '''Robinson's Disc on a Torpedo Director Pattern 2390'''{{ARTS1914|Plate 11}}]] ...the line of sight to be read off directly.<ref>''The Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1915'', p. 59.</ref>
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  • ...e work in all facets of its broad charter &mdash; torpedoes, electricity, torpedo and fire control instruments &mdash; and a vital resource for developing an ...few images missing from the massive 1918 edition. I have indices and the Torpedo Control sections (only) of years 1921-1928.
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  • ...r",{{HTC1916|p. 16}} was a large, semi-circular British [[Torpedo Director|torpedo director]] designed for use with training broadside tubes. It entered serv It was a contemporary instrument to the [[Torpedo Director Pattern 1193|Pattern 1193]],{{INF}} which had a 60 degree arc and
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  • ...6.</ref> was a British [[Torpedo Director|torpedo director]] used in early torpedo craft. It was used for torpedoes fired from fixed tubes and from dropping ...tern 1192]] whose semi-circular design was amenable for use with trainable torpedo tubes.{{INF}}
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  • ...1895''' was a British [[Torpedo Director|torpedo director]] used in early torpedo craft featuring a 60 degree arc. ...d, it was similar, but made stronger in its pivots and sighting bar.<ref>''Torpedo Drill Book, 1914'', p. 564.</ref>
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  • ...ngent bar]] allowed the lateral offset between the director and the firing tube to be accounted for. ...rnon}} and at sea in 1904.{{ARTS1904|pp. 54-55}} It is described in the ''Torpedo Drill Book, 1905'' as the "new" director.{{TorpDB1905|p. 376, figure opposi
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  • ...a British [[Torpedo Director]] available by 1912 at least, and supplied to torpedo craft with heater torpedoes. ...and was a suitable substitute for an 1895 or 1193.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 170.</ref>
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  • ...RTS1915Plate10.jpg|thumb|400px| Original Design<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1915'', Plate 10.</ref>]] ...vice was reported to feature, at least by 1918.<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918'', p. 165.</ref>]]
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  • ...rpedoControl1916Plate9.jpg|thumb|400px| Telescope model <ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', Plate 9.</ref>]] ...pedoControl1916Plate10.jpg|thumb|400px| Telescope model <ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', Plate 10.</ref>]]
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  • ...Director Pattern 2391a]] converted to a T.D.S. Mark III.<ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', p. 26, Plate 14.</ref><br>Note that the deflection ring B ...400px| '''Modified Rings for T.D.S. Mark III'''<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918'', Plate 109.</ref><br>Handles added to alter setting shown in
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  • ...pg|thumb|400px| Gyro Angle Setting Fittings<ref>''The Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1910'', Plate 16.</ref>]] ...pedo Gyro Angle''') is an angular turn of a given number of degrees that a torpedo equipped with a gyroscope and some additional hardware could be set to assu
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  • ...nge. In the case of the Rivers, the torpedo was to be the [[18-in Mark VI Torpedo (UK)|Mark VI]] S.R..{{ARTS1907|p. 32}} ...I]], [[18-in Mark VII* Torpedo (UK)|Mark VII*]] or [[18-in Weymouth Mark I Torpedo|Weymouth Mark Is]].{{ARTS1909|p. 14}}
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  • [[File:ARTS1916Plate67.jpg|thumb|300px| Chadburn's Submerged Tube Torpedo Telegraph Transmitter.{{ARTS1916|Plate 67}}]] ...ark I Fire Control Instruments#Torpedo Control Instruments|Barr and Stroud torpedo control instruments]] as well as the [[Wise Pressure Telegraphy System]].
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  • ...permit torpedoes to be fired from a ship's fore bridge rather than at the torpedo tubes themselves. The British had an on-again, off-again love affair with ...had electrically-fired powder charges which rammed the firing shaft of the tube. It worked, albeit with some missfires most often attributable to bad grou
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  • ...he target. It was illustrated and described in the ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916'',{{ARTS1916|p. 152}} printed in May 1917. ...e was designed for. The balls would be automatically returned to the feed tube for successive use.
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  • ...e access, and the collision head to be filled while the torpedo was in the tube.{{ARTS1911|p. 48}}{{ARTS1912|p. 36}}
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  • [[File:ARTS1913Plate15.jpg|thumb|480px|'''21-in D.R. [Double Revolving] Torpedo Mounting Mark II'''{{ARTS1913|Plate15}}<br>The "M" Class's Mark III was sim * two [[21-in D.R. Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in D.R. Mark III torpedo tubes]] on the centreline (2x2) enjoying 50&deg; arcs centered on the beam.
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  • * two double revolving 21-in torpedo tubes on the centreline ...e access, and the collision head to be filled while the torpedo was in the tube.{{ARTS1911|p. 48}}{{ARTS1912|p. 36}}
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  • ...rs five 6-pdr guns (though the 26 knotters could mount five by landing the torpedo tubes).{{Conways1860|pp. 90-91}} It appears these were removed by late in ...bow tube which was removed from most although some boat retained only this tube.{{Conways1860|pp. 90-91}}
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  • ===Torpedo Aiming Systems=== ...id="xq-4Z8UDCYI" height="150" width="200" desc="Aiming Torpedoes from the Tube" frame="true"/>
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  • ...V" Class Destroyer (1917)|"V" class]], but incorporated the triple torpedo tube mounts that had not been ready in time for the "V"s. * Two [[21-in T.R. Mark I Torpedo Tube (UK)|21-in T.R. Mark I tubes]] (2x3){{ARTS1917|p. 210}}
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