Howell Torpedo 1896 (Revised)

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A revised version of an animation of the Howell 14.2 inch torpedo from 1896. This torpedo uses a heavy flywheel as its motive power, and for a time was considered an alternative to the Whitehead torpedo. The flywheel had to be spun up to 10,000 rpm by an external engine (Barker mill) before launching.

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