- A specialised weapon system comprising a heavyweight torpedo and used in the Second World War to attack enemy vessels in harbour. It comprised a heavyweight torpedo controlled by two divers seated astride it; the bow was formed by a detachable explosive charge. This class of vessel is distinguished from the MIDGET SUBMARINE by not having an integral pressure hull.
- http://reference.data.gov.uk/id/open-government-licence (Maritime Craft Thesaurus (Scotland))
- http://www.rcahms.gov.uk (Maritime Craft Thesaurus (Scotland))
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Created 4/16/08, last modified 4/16/08