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.

Physical 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.