United States Navy diagram of German torpedo types. The Type I (top) had a typical wet heater engine; The Type III was the first German electric torpedo; and the Type V (GNAT) was an acoustic homing torpedo.A rack of three German G7es Type V Zaunkönig acoustic torpedoes in storage, date and location unknown.Quarter deck of sloop HMS Hind, 1944, with depth charge launchers along both rails and a depth charge rack at the stern. Note also the acoustic torpedo countermeasure Foxer noisemaker float atop the rack.
United States Navy diagram of German torpedo types. The Type I (top) had a typical wet heater engine; The Type III was the first German electric torpedo; and the Type V (GNAT) was an acoustic homing torpedo.A rack of three German G7es Type V Zaunkönig acoustic torpedoes in storage, date and location unknown.Quarter deck of sloop HMS Hind, 1944, with depth charge launchers along both rails and a depth charge rack at the stern. Note also the acoustic torpedo countermeasure Foxer noisemaker float atop the rack.
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