USS MAINE TORPEDO TUBE

US Battleship USS Maine - Photograph of Torpedo Gun  on the USS Maine
(Photograph by E. H. Hart)

"One of the four torpedo tubes aboard the Maine. Every modern battleship is furnished with tubes of this description for the purpose of launching torpedoes while in action. The torpedo in this tube was exploded by the force of the concussion from the mine which destroyed the ship." - Johnston

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