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Mark 19 torpedo
Type Anti-surface ship torpedo[1]
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service never in service[1]
Production history
Designer Westinghouse Electric[1]
Designed 1942[1]
Number built 10 prototypes[1]
Specifications
Weight 3240 pounds[1]
Length 246 inches[1]
Diameter 21 inches[1]

Effective range 4000 yards[1]
Warhead Mk 20, Torpex[1]
Warhead weight 800 pounds[1]
Detonation
mechanism
Mk 7 contact/magnetic influence exploder[1]

Engine Electric[1]
Speed 29 knots[1]
Guidance
system
Gyroscope[1]
Launch
platform
Submarines[1]

The Mark 19 torpedo was an electric torpedo designed in 1942 by Westinghouse Electric as a follow-on development of the Mark 18 torpedo. The goal was to build a torpedo that incorporated all-electric controls in place of pneumatic controls. Its gyroscope and depth control were electrically controlled and operated, while the rudders were solenoid operated.[1] Further development of the Mark 19 was cancelled in favor of the Mark 26 torpedo.

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