Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 17 No 2

IN THE TORPEDO CHAMBER In the North Sea, in the Atlantic and in the Mediterranean Sea, British submarines have been attacking Axis vessels with considerable success. Above, in the torpedo chamber of a British submarine, showing a 21-in. torpedo being loaded into the torpedo tube. SAFETY HATCH PRACTICE All British submarines are fitted with the Davis submarine escape apparatus which is used when the vessel cannot surface. A member of a submarine’s crew is seen making his escape through the safety hatch during a practice test. 26I
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