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|Schwartzkopff torpedo from PERAL submarine. At Cartagena Naval Museum, Spain.
One of the three (3) Schwartzkopff torpedoes carried on board PERAL submarine ( 1888 ) on its transport trolley.
Based on the Whitehead design. Unlike the Whitehead torpedo, which was manufactured out of steel, the Schwartzkopff was made out of bronze.
Type: Anti-surface ship torpedo
Manufacturer: Berliner Maschinenbau A.G., Germany.
Used by : Spanish Navy, United States Navy,Imperial Russian Navy, Imperial Japanese Navy,Imperial Chinese Navy..
Data and Info:
Weight: 616 pounds
Length: 14 feet, 9 inches
Diameter: 14 inches
Eff. firing range: 220-440 yards
Warhead weight: 44 pounds
Detonation mechanism: contact
Speed: 22–25 knots
Guidance system: depth control, gyroscope.
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