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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

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
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
Made By
Henry Moors (Maker)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM