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||21" by 16'9"
53.3cm by 5.11m
|Range||3500 yards (3200m) at 36 knots
|Warhead||497 lbs TNT
225 kg TNT
|Propulsion||Alcohol-air two-stage impulse turbine|
The Mark 10 was considered obsolescent when war broke out, but it was used on the (equally obsolescent) S-class submarines. It was the last of the Bliss designs. Ironically, it used a simple contact detonator that was considerably more reliable than that of the Mark 14 used on more modern U.S. submarines. Its overall hit percentage was 29%.
Wildenberg and Polmar (2010)
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