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  • 1 Torpedo scad — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 2 Torpedo net — Torpedo nets were a passive naval warship defensive device against torpedoes. Their use was common practice from the 1890s through World War II. Torpedo nets were superseded by the anti torpedo bulge and torpedo belts. Contents 1 Origins 2… …

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  • 3 Torpedo nets — were a passive naval warship defensive device against torpedoes, whose use was common practice from the 1890s through World War I. Torpedo nets were superseded by the anti torpedo bulge and torpedo belts.OriginsFollowing the introduction of the… …

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  • 4 Torpedo — The modern torpedo (historically called an automotive, automobile, locomotive, or fish torpedo) is a self propelled explosive projectile weapon, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater toward a target, and designed to… …

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  • 5 Torpedo bomber — A torpedo bomber is a bomber aircraft designed primarily to attack ships with torpedoes, but they could also carry out conventional bombings. Torpedo bombers existed almost exclusively prior to and during WWII, when they were an important player… …

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  • 6 Mark 15 torpedo — USS Dunlap (DD 384) firing a practice torpedo in July 1942. The Dunlap joined five other tincans in the decisive Battle of Vella Gulf which was the first successful U.S. destroyer torpedo duel The standard U.S. destroyer launched torpedo of World …

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  • 7 Human torpedo — CGI image of human torpedo: British Mk 1 chariot ridden by two frogmen with UBA rebreathers Human torpedoes or manned torpedoes are a type of rideable submarine used as secret naval weapons in World War II. The basic design is still in use today; …

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  • 8 Type 93 torpedo — The Type 93 was a 610 mm (24 inch) diameter torpedo of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Called the Long Lance by most modern English language naval histories (a nickname given by Samuel E. Morison, a historian who spent much of the war in the Pacific… …

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  • 9 dum|my-head torpedo — «DUHM ee HEHD», a torpedo with the explosive removed, used for practice …

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  • 10 Target ship — A target ship is a vessel typically an obsolete or captured warship used for naval gunnery practice or for weapons testing.RationaleSinking redundant warships is an effective way of testing new weapons and warships in as realistic a manner as… …

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  • 11 USS Turkey (AM-13) — was an snared a mine which exploded in one of her kites , damaging both kite and ship and forcing her to limp home. USS|Swan |AM 34 closed Turkey to obtain more sweep wire to replace her depleted stock, but the capricious sea slammed the two… …

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  • 12 USS Warrington (DD-30) — The first USS Warrington (DD 30) was a modified Sclass|Paulding|destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I. She was named for Lewis Warrington. Warrington was laid down on 21 June 1909 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by the William… …

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  • 13 USS Henderson (DD-785) — For other ships of the same name, see USS Henderson. Henderson and the aircraft carrier USS Leyte (CV 32) being refueled off Korea between October 1950 and January 1951 Career (USA) …

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  • 14 USS Herbert (DD-160) — was a Wickes class destroyer. She was named for Hilary A. Herbert (1834 1919), Secretary of the Navy from 1893 to 1897.History Herbert was laid down by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation at Camden in New Jersey on 9 April 1918, launched on 8… …

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  • 15 Fairey Barracuda — infobox Aircraft name=Barracuda type=Torpedo/dive bomber manufacturer=Fairey Aviation Blackburn Aircraft Boulton Paul Westland Aircraft caption= Fairey Barracuda Mk. I designer=Marcel Lobelle first flight=7 December1940 introduced=1943 retired… …

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  • 16 USS Absecon (AVP-23) — was a Barnegat class Seaplane Tender in the service of the United States Navy. The ship was later used by the United States Coast Guard and the South Vietnamese Navy.She was laid down on 23 July 1941 at Houghton, Washington by the Lake Washington …

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  • 17 USS Thorn (DD-647) — USS Thorn (DD 647), a Gleaves class destroyer, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Jonathan Thorn. Thorn was laid down on 15 November 1942 at Kearny, New Jersey, by the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.; sponsored by… …

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  • 18 USS Van Valkenburgh (DD-656) — was a sclass|Fletcher|destroyer of the United States Navy, named for Captain Franklin van Valkenburgh (1888–1941), captain of the battleship USS|Arizona|BB 39|2 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Van Valkenburgh was laid down on 15 November …

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  • 19 USS Laning (DE-159) — USS Laning (DE 159/APD 55/LPR 55) was a Buckley class destroyer escort in the United States Navy during World War II where she served in the North Atlantic Ocean, protecting Allied ships from German submarines and other threats. She also served… …

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  • 20 USS Robert E. Lee (SSBN-601) — USS Robert E. Lee (SSBN 601), a George Washington class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Robert E. Lee, the commanding general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. Her keel was laid down… …

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