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Prototype of a Mark 24 acoustic homing torpedo being recovered after a test off Boston, Massachusetts, United States, early 1942.German submarines U-66 (left) and U-117 were caught on the surface in the mid-Atlantic by a coordinated attack by TBF-1 Avengers and F4F Wildcats flying from USS Card, 7 Aug 1943. U-117 was sunk in the attack.
Prototype of a Mark 24 acoustic homing torpedo being recovered after a test off Boston, Massachusetts, United States, early 1942.German submarines U-66 (left) and U-117 were caught on the surface in the mid-Atlantic by a coordinated attack by TBF-1 Avengers and F4F Wildcats flying from USS Card, 7 Aug 1943. U-117 was sunk in the attack.
Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 12 Oct 1943.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3.
Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 12 Oct 1943.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3.
Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 2 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 3 of 3.
Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 2 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 3 of 3.
Photo of the German submarine U-402 on the surface of the mid-Atlantic while under attack from US Navy LtCdr Howard Avery’s TBF Avenger flying from USS Card, 13 Oct 1943.Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943.
Photo of the German submarine U-402 on the surface of the mid-Atlantic while under attack from US Navy LtCdr Howard Avery’s TBF Avenger flying from USS Card, 13 Oct 1943.Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943.
German submarine U-850 under attack by Lt Harold Bradshaw from Composite Squadron VC-19 flying from USS Bogue, 20 Dec 1943. Note what appears to be a Mark 24 FIDO homing torpedo entering the water.Schematic diagram of the Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo, circa 1944.
German submarine U-850 under attack by Lt Harold Bradshaw from Composite Squadron VC-19 flying from USS Bogue, 20 Dec 1943. Note what appears to be a Mark 24 FIDO homing torpedo entering the water.Schematic diagram of the Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo, circa 1944.
United States Navy sailors recovering a practice Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo, 14 Jun 1950.
United States Navy sailors recovering a practice Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo, 14 Jun 1950.
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