1. KorbenDallas

    1860s Submarine: Ictíneo II by Narcís Monturiol

    Sometimes, it's so obvious that certain inventions are technologically out of sync with the narrative, that the gap between two realities appears to be utterly ridiculous. In this case we have several revolutionary inventions attributed to the same inventor. What else is new in the world of the...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1912-13: Greek Submarines Delfin and Xifias

    Delfin's image has been sitting on my desktop for a few months now. I don't think I will have time to do a nice write up. Will post it just to get it off my chest, for I think the boat, and its sister ship Xifias are worth having their own article. Delfin Submarine Delfin was a Greek submarine...
  3. KorbenDallas

    Year 1834 - Russian Submarine Rocket Launch

    I am not quite sure what to make of this interesting piece of information, but apparently Russians managed to launch some rockets from a submerged submarine as far back as 1834. Looks like they hit their targets as well. No clue why somebody would conceive such an idea in 1834. Granted, the sub...