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Cutaway Mark 23 Torpedo Afterbody Gallery


Overall view of the turbine bulkhead.

The copper-colored cylinder at the bottom is the combustion flask. The combustion flask generates the steam and high-temperature gas, which is delivered to the round turbine housing at top.

Refer to Figure 40A and Figure 40B from Chapter 4 "The Afterbody and its Mechanisms" of Torpedoes Mark 14 and 23 Types.

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This photo was taken outdoors, looking in through a window.

Forward end of Cutaway Mark 23 Torpedo Afterbody, including combustion flask and turbine, at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Time picture taken Sat Sep 23 12:18:48 2017
Location picture taken Gangplank to USS Cobia
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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