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    torpedo gyro but what Mk? & value

    good afternoon, I have been offered this thing which could well be a torpedo gyro unit. Its owner says it is from a Swordfish so I presume aircraft dropped torpedo. Is it? what type of torpedo would it have been used in and what is its value?

    many thanks for your thoughts
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    Looks like you've got half the torpedo with the gyro Dave.
    This link may help.
    Dave.
    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...ight=gyroscope

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    thanks for the link Dave, that thing hanging on stalks looks very much like it so I guess its from a MkVIII torpedo. I'll have to do a bit of research on the MkVIII and its uses.

    many thanks, dave

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    Hi Dave,

    Yep definitely is a MkVIII - not surprising as it was in use from WW2 up to the Falkland War.

    Nice find.

    Cheers
    Drew

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    many thanks Drew, that sounds like a posative id. many thanks, Dave

 

 

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