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Floating Torpedo
Posted by: Woody ()
Date: April 08, 2002 09:22PM

I have been reading the book "Enigma U-Boats" by Showell. In one of the chapters they indicated that look-outs spotted an object floating just below the surface. After investigation it was discovered to be a German torpedo. I question if a torpedo after using all of its power and not hitting a target would float? I would think that after it loses its forward movement it would sink?


What do you think.? Thanks

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Floating Torpedo Woody 04/08/2002 09:22PM
Re: Floating Torpedo walter M 04/09/2002 11:24AM
Re: Floating Torpedo J.T. McDaniel 04/10/2002 12:08AM
Re: Floating Torpedo Brian 04/10/2002 09:38PM
Re: Floating Torpedo Natter 08/27/2011 06:40PM
Re: Floating Torpedo james 04/11/2002 10:32PM


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