Established in July of 1957
Neosho had a Torpedo Tube mounted below the water line for just one
month; then it was removed.
card was awarded
to Joseph O. Inquagiato
FLEET OILER TORPEDOMEN proudly show
their red shoulder patches at Neosho Reunions.
Another Navy oilers have
torpedo practice history.
let subs launch dumbies
that would bounce off her hull.
let a sub launch torpedos that went 60 feet beneath her hull.
Watch John Wayne help perfect Torpedoed in "Operation
Read TORPEDO JUNCTION - Books
more detail is available, this web master chose a location for the
Perhaps it was located just above the forward Pump Room.
Plans are not at hand to know what this area and area on 2nd level were
Torpedoes could be lowered from 01 deck to this location.
It is suggested that the Mk-32 launch system was used.
Below is a three tube system being used for an above deck test.
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