USS Stevens (DD-479) firing 21in torpedo, 1943
Here we see a 21in torpedo being fired by the Fletcher class destroyer USS Stevens (DD-479) at some point during 1943. The torpedo has only just exited from the tube, and is caught in mid air over the destroyer's decks.
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Rickard, J (25 June 2021), USS Stevens (DD-479) firing 21in torpedo, 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Stevens_DD479_firing_torpedo.html