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Exhaust gasses from the turbine, after entering the tail section flow through these escape holes in the propeller sleeves before being discharged through the center of the after propeller.

The outer propeller sleeve is for the a forward propeller. Visible through the escape holes in the forward propeller sleeve is the after propeller sleeve, which itself has escape holes.

 
Escape holes in propeller sleeves in Cutaway Mark 23 Torpedo Afterbody at Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Time picture taken Sat Sep 26 12:04:54 2015
Location picture taken Museum Galleries
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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