the Sea.” The first new torpedo boats

the emerging threat posed by other torpedo boats, a role which would eventually give way to the first destroyers during the first World War.” “Another common role for third-class cruisers was that of flotilla leader for small formations of destroyers. “The ship would carry the destroyer flotilla commander (Captain “D”) and his small crew who would direct and coordinate the small force’s operations which would often be made of convoy escort or enforcing a blockade line for the enemy or enemies in World War One.” “Vessels such as the Archer-class which was intended to protect the main fleet from the emerging threat posed by torpedo boats, a role which would eventually give way to the first destroyers.”Before World War I steam torpedo boats which were larger and more heavily armed than hitherto were being used. The new internal combustion engine generated much more power for a given weight and size than steam engines, and allowed the development of a new class of small and fast boats. “During the First World War, three junior officers of the Harwich destroyer force suggested that small motor boats carrying a torpedo might be capable of travelling over the protective minefields and attacking ships of the Imperial German Navy at anchor in their bases. In 1915, the Admiralty produced a Staff Requirement requesting designs for a Coastal Motor Boat for service in the North Sea.” The first new torpedo boats built after World War I were basically small destroyers with an satisfactory mix of large guns and torpedo armament. Today’s torpedoes can be divided into lightweight and heavyweight classes; and into straight-running, autonomous homers, and wire-guided. They can be launched from a variety of platforms. Torpedoes were widely used in the First World War, both against shipping and against submarines. Germany disrupted the supply lines to Britain largely by use of submarine torpedoes (though submarines also extensively used guns). “In 1917 they were conducting experiments with pure oxygen instead of compressed air. Because of explosions they abandoned the experiments but resumed them in 1926 and by 1933 had a working torpedo. They also used conventional wet-heater torpedoes.” In conclusion, Robert Fulton was responsible for several turning points in history. ¬†His torpedo, submarine, and steam warship were turning points that changed warfare forever. ¬†Fulton intended to end wars with his weapons of mass destruction. Instead, they made strong navies even more important. * Robert Fulton died in 1815 in February 25th. He is always remembered and learned about because of his inventions of the steamboat and submarines. Robert Fulton died 7 days later after the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies. The president at the time was James Madison, the 4th United States President. This has to do with Torpedo boats because after the submarine was made there was an idea for the Torpedo boat and I think it was made in the late 1800’s. “As the torpedo increased in capability, it naturally grew in size: by 1912, the 18?inch Mark 7 measured 17 feet in

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