14-in Fiume Mark III Torpedo
The 14-in Fiume Mark III Torpedo was an early torpedo manufactured by the Whitehead & Company.
The Fiume III was found to have 3 knots advantage over the R.L. 14-in Mark I torpedo at 600 yards range. A tear-down in England showed its engine had 17% more power than the Brotherhood engine in the 14-in Mark II torpedo R.L.. However, in short 250 yards tests limited by a canal, the Fiume torpedo was 0.9 knots slower than the Mark II.
Mark III** H.
Manufacture and Use
32 of 74 remaining Mark IIIs, 30 of 102 remaining Mark III*s and 30 of 191 Mark IIIs and all 40 remaining Mark III** H.s were broken up in 1918.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1884. p. 47.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1881. pp27-8.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918. p. 10. (G. 8472/18).