Aircraft Carrier Catapult

I've always wondered how the slit in the steam launch tube was
sealed around the sliding yoke that the shuttle is attached to. I
finally found out. It's on page 4-16. Very clever.
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Very clever, but "sealed" is something of a misnomer, if you've seen them in action. "Sort of sealed" would be more appropriate.
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