Saturday, May 18, 2013

Navy dolphins discover rare old torpedo off Coronado

Navy dolphins discover rare old torpedo off Coronado: Two trained dolphins surprise Navy specialists with their find: a Howell torpedo, state-of-the-art for its day in the late 19th century. It's only the second one known to exist.

SAN DIEGO — In the ocean off Coronado, a Navy team has discovered a relic worthy of display in a military museum: a torpedo of the kind deployed in the late 19th century, considered a technological marvel in its day.