21-inch Mark VIII Torpedo

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21-inch Mk.VIII
Torpedo Mark VIII.jpg
Information
Ship-launched TorpedoType
Britain Britain flag.pngCounty of Origin
General Characteristics
53.3 cmDiameter
6.58 mLength
1,566 kgMass
TNTExplosive Type
327 kgExplosive Mass
84 kphMax Speed
4.57 kmMax Range
50 mArming Distance
Naval Specific Characteristics
76 kphMax Speed (mode change)
6.4 kmMax Range (mode change)

Description

The British Mark VIII torpedo originally entered service in 1927, and was the first burner-cycle torpedo to enter service. During and after World War II, the main Mark VIIIs being produced were an upgraded modification. This was evidenced by the new designation Mark VIII**, with the two asterisks denoting it was the second modification of the Mark VIII. The Mark VIII would see service with the Royal Navy primarily on submarines and MTBs until as late as 1983.

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Torpedoes
USA 
450 mm  Mk.7
533 mm  Mk.8 · Mk.8-3 C/D · Mk.15 · Mk.16
569 mm  Mk.13 · Mk.13-1 * · Mk.13-1 Case *
Germany 
450 mm  LT 1A/1 (450 mm) · F5W *
533 mm  G7a · G7e (mod. T5a) · Mark 35 · Seal DM2A1
USSR 
400 mm  SET-40
450 mm  45-36NU · 45-36AN * · 45-36MAN *
533 mm  53-38 · 53-39 · 53-56 · SET-65
Britain 
450 mm  Mark XII ** · Mark XV **
533 mm  Mk.V · Mk.VIII · Mk.IX
Japan 
324 mm  Mark 46
450 mm  Type 2 · Type 44 No.2 · Type 91 Model 2 * · Type 91 Model 3 *
533 mm  Type 6 · Type 89
610 mm  Type 8 No.2 · Type 90 · Type 93 Model 1, Mod 2 · Type 93 Model 3
Italy 
450 mm  F200/450 * · S.I.170/450X5,25 · W.200/450X5,75
533 mm  S.I.270 · S.I. 250/533,4X7,5 Tipo A · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo I · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo M
Sweden 
450 mm  m/38* · m/41*
  *  = Aerial torpedo
** = Aerial and ship-launched torpedo