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Images Dated 20th August 2008

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Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Pigeons in puddle

Pigeons in puddle with reflection, Poland

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Bournes Submarine

Bournes Submarine
The earliest design for a submarine, by English mathematician William Bourne, 1578. The wooden framework is covered with waterproof leather

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Halleys Diving Bell

Halleys Diving Bell
An early diving bell invented by English physicist Edmond Halley (top left), with three similar contraptions, circa 1690. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Low angle view of shirtless muscular man in jeans

Low angle view of shirtless muscular man in jeans
Shirtless man standing against pillars

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: German Submarine

German Submarine
The workings of a German U-Boat, circa 1918. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Submarine Evolution

Submarine Evolution
The evolution of the submarine between 1863 and 1899. Shown are Bourgeois and Bruns Plongeur (1863), Halsteads Cunning Whale (1872), Hollands No

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: X1 Submarine

X1 Submarine
The newly-commissioned British HM Submarine X1 leaves Chatham dockyard, 12th September 1925. (Photo by Brooke/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Midget Submarine

Midget Submarine
A midget submarine (background), which has been transported from Gosport in Hampshire to Londons Olympia for the Boys and Girls Exhibition, August 1956

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Nordenfelt I

Nordenfelt I
The trial of the Nordenfelt I submarine at Landskrona, 1885. The King of Denmark, the Tsar of Russia and the Prince of Wales were all present

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Among The Fishes

Among The Fishes
A submarine illuminates the ocean floor and its strange inhabitants, circa 1865. A drawing by George Cruikshank. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Rotterdam Boat

Rotterdam Boat
The Rotterdam Boat designed by De Son, 1653. It is 72 foot long and 12 foot high, with a breadth of 8 foot. It is powered by a clockwork device which drives a paddle wheel

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: Early Submarine

Early Submarine
A design for a wooden submarine from around 1650. It would surface and submerge with the inflation and deflation of rows of goatskin airbags attached to the floor of the vessel

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: The Peacemaker

The Peacemaker, a submarine invented by J. H. L. Tuck, attaches torpedoes to the hull of a warship, circa 1884. The torpedoes are attached to cork floats and magnets

Background imageImages Dated 20th August 2008: German U-Boat

German U-Boat
Captured German U-Boat U-135 founders whilst on her way to the breakers, July 1921. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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