Karl Andreevich Shilder — Weapons and Warfare

Engineer-General Karl Andreevich Schilder is credited with having constructed the first submarine in Russia with an iron hull. Built at the Alexandrovsky Works plant in St. Petersburg and completed in May 1834. The boat had an egg-shaped form, two towers with access hatches and was equipped with an optical viewing tube, one of the first […]

via Karl Andreevich Shilder — Weapons and Warfare.

Learned something new as I haven’t studied early Russian sub design.

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7 Responses to Karl Andreevich Shilder — Weapons and Warfare

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Wow they had subs that long ago???

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