Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 24 No.2

DRIVEN BY ELECTRIC BATTERIES AND MANNED BY A CREW O F TW O“H um an torpedoes” have been used with conspicuous success against the enemy. In one daring night operation in January ,1943, a t Palermo, in Sicily, a brand-new cruiser, the 3,362-ton Ulpio Traiano, was sunk and a large transport, the 8,000-ton Vimiiialc, was seriously damaged by these weapons. The pictures show (top and bottom )human torpedoes underway middle, personnel of the Submarine Branch of the Royal Navy who took part in the attack :left, Sub-Lieut. G.R. Dove, R.N .V .R., centre, Leading Signalman A.M. Ferrier, and Lieut. R.T. G. Greenland, R.N .V .R., who with Sub-Lieut. Dove received the D.S.O. Leading Signalman Ferrier was awarded the C.G.M. - G .i
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