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Figure 9

Black and white photograph of a coastal motor boat travelling at speed

A Coastal Motor Boat being tested on the Thames at Chiswick. The crew, apart from the helmsman, are sitting in the torpedo space, presumably to simulate the weight of the weapon and thus allow the boat to plane correctly. See also Figure 10