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Thomas Edison invented a wire-guided torpedo
Posted by: Forest ()
Date: October 20, 2001 10:08PM

<HTML>Thomas Edison, in conjunction with Winfield Scott Sims, invented and tested a wire-guided torpedo in 1891. A reference to the test may be found here:

[moa.cit.cornell.edu]

What a mess of a URL, but it works. Check the bottom left article.

Sims and Edison may have been preceded by Thorsten Nordenfeldt, a promiment Swedish naval inventor of the late 1800s, who apparently invented a wire-guided torpedo bearing his name, but I could find no dates for his invention, nor mention of an actual test.</HTML>

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