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Sea-Cell Pamphlet - On the Sea-Cell as a Possible Source of Danger in Torpedo Experiments.

From the Collection of Friends of the Cerberus Inc Seaworks Maritime Museum 82 Nelson Place Williamstown Victoria

Description
Eleven page pamphlet measuring 137 mm x 215 mm exploring the possibility that the Cerberus torpedo accident was caused by a Sea-Cell effect.
Object Registration
0019
Keywords
sea-cell torpedo
Historical information
The Sea-Cell pamphlet was written by Captain Henry Moors of the Land Forces Signal & Torpedo Corps.

In the pamphlet Captain Moors investigates the theory that the zinc case of the torpedo, the iron hull of Cerberus and the sea water combined to form a sea-cell. (battery)

Captain Moors investigates whether this sea-cell could have resulted in a current being produced that was strong enough to detonate the torpedo.
When Made
1881
Made By
Henry Moors (Maker)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM