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USA Lightweight Torpedo Mk43

USA Lightweight Torpedo Mk43
Serial No: n/a
Period: WWII
Reference: 85/O/896
Museum: Cosford
Location: War in the Air
On Display: Yes

This torpedo was used by crews to practice their skills. It contained a dye to mark its progress and weights were jettisoned at the end of its run to allow the weapon to surface and be recovered.



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