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ANTI SUBMARINE WARFARE *

DEPTH CHARGE ATTACK

BEING SUBJECTED TO AN ACCURATE DEPTH CHARGE ATTACK WAS A TERRIFYNG EXPERIENCE. UNTIL QUITE LATE IN THE WAR, THERE WAS NO WAY FOR A SUBMARINE TO EFFECTIVELY COUNTER ATTACK AN ANTI SUBMARINE VESSEL DROPPING DEPTH CHARGES ON ITS POSITION, AND THE SUBMARINE COULD ONLY TAKE EVASIVE MANEUVERS AND WAIT...
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DEPTH CHARGE *

A DEPTH CHARGE IS AN ANTI SUBMARINE WARFARE WEAPON. IT IS INTENDED TO DESTROY A SUBMARINE BY BEING DROPPED INTO THE WATER NEARBY AND DETONATING, SUBJECTING THE TARGET TO A POWERFUL AND DESTRUCTIVE HYDRAULIC SCHOCK. MOST DEPTH CHARGES USE HIGH EXPLOSIVE CHARGES AND A FUZE SET TO DETONATE THE CHARGE
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LEIGH LIGHT

THE LEIGH LIGHT WAS A 22 MILLION CANDLEPOWER, 24-INCH SEARCHLIGHT. IT WAS PROPOSED BY SQUADRON LEADER H. de V. LEIGH, WHO SOUGHT SUPPORT FROM C-in-C COASTAL COMMAND, ACM SIR FREDERICK BOWHILL. THE LEIGH LIGHT, MANUFACTURED BY SAVAGE & PARSONS, WAS INSTALLED IN A RETRACTABLE "DUSTBIN" UNDER THE...
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