First submarine in the world

Updated: Aug 22

Did you know that the first submarine was Designed by a catalan engineer/designer called Narcis Monturiol?

Although many ideas were thought and designed from in the 16th century, Narcís invented the first fully functional engine-driven, combusition powered and air independent submarine.

It was launched in Barcelona in 1864.

Its name was Ictíneo II and there are few statues in Barcelona. Here you can see one of them:

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