Re: USS Grandeur - One... More... Time!
So, they just line the torPinto up in the tube, and a large firing pin hits it in the rear end, right?
Alternately, they load the torPinto rear-first into the tube, launch it, and it explodes on impact.
"They quickly settled on the slender island at the head of the bay, which they called 'Mannahatta', after an old Indian word thought by some to mean 'island of hills', and by others 'place of general inebriation'."
ŚNew York: A Documentary Film