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 Post subject: First Torpeedo
PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:07 pm 
hi ppl,
this is my first upload here on Camera Labs:
actually this r not travel photos , coz i live here..
but it will be might interesting..well.. there is a story before :)

The first European prototypes of a self-propelled torpedo were created by Giovanni Luppis, an Austrian naval officer from Fiume (today Rijeka, Croatia), a port city of the Austrian Empire. In 1860, he presented the salvacoste (coastsaver), a floating weapon, driven by ropes from the land. The project was not taken up by the Navy. Luppis knew Robert Whitehead, an English engineer who was the manager of a Fiume factory and in 1864 Luppis made a contract with him in order to perfect the invention. The result was a submarine weapon, the Minenschiff, the first real self-propelled torpedo, officially presented to the Imperial Naval commission on December 21, 1866. (wikipedia)
here is hows look that place today
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2548/384 ... b180_o.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3515/384 ... 7f98f8.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3432/384 ... de54_o.jpg


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These look really nice in B & W, Schime. I like the pillars turned to brick, best in this set..makes you revere what time can do...

Welcome to the Labs, will look for more of you work.

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thx patti :D


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