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TORPEDO COLLECTION
MS 92-8

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Box 1 FF 1 5 June 1873 - Correspondence to G. H. Hand from Vice Adm. Ld. Whitehall. An acknowledgment of mission completed. 8 February 1873 - Report (duplicate copy) from Co. Hand (H.M.S. Swallow) on carrying out espionage (Co. Liddel and passage).
Box 1 FF 2 8 February 1873 - Report cont. Communique with Consul General E. U. Archibald, Esquire, C. B. Further instructions.
Box 1 FF 3 25 November 1873 - Location, Washington. From Edward Thorton to Vice Adm. Ld. Whitehall. Concerns article from New York Times, (22 November. 1872) "Successful Trial of the Lay Torpedo Boat - Before a Board of Officers from the Army and Navy." 12 April 1873 - Contains correspondence to Royal Alfred from Vice Adm. Whitehall.
Box 1 FF 4 16 April 1873 - Location, Newport, R. I. Contains a copy of Jose M? Pilon's description of the Lay Torpedo to Vice Admiral Whitehall.
Box 1 FF 5 Contains an illustration of Lay Torpedo. 1 December 1872 - Contains a copy of the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. 2 November 1872 - Contains a copy of the New York Herald.
Box 1 FF 6 28 April or 3 May 1873 - Location, S.S. "Parthia," to Vice Adm. Ld. Whitehall. Correspondence of completed duties as outlined in 8 February. 1873 dispatch. Description of Lay Torpedo, experiments and the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Box 1 FF 7 Cont. of report. Description of Lay Torpedo.
Box 1 FF 8 Cont. of report.
Box 1 FF 9 Cont. of report. Description of Lay Torpedo and of experiments on 21, 22, and 24 of April.
Box 1 FF 10 Cont. of report. Description of experiments and of Lay's remarks about Torpedo.
Box 1 FF 11 Cont. of report. Problems with the Torpedo design and function.
Box 1 FF 12 Cont. of report. Critical analysis of the Torpedo. Description of Brooklyn Navy Yard and Adm. Porter's Torpedo boat.
Box 1 FF 13 Cont. of report. Description of submarine.
Box 1 FF 14 3 May 1873 - S.S. "Parthia" at Sea, from Archibald to Vice Adm. Whitehall. Concerning completion of duties dispatched. 8 February 1873 - Description of torpedo station and the Lay Torpedo.
Box 1 FF 15 Cont. of report.


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