Cornelis Jacobszoon Drebbel (or van Drebbel), Dutch inventor demonstrated the first submarine to King James I of England and he was the first head of state passenger during an underwater trip between Westminster to Greenwich at a depth of 16 feet (5 meters). The submarine’s hull was a wooden frame skinned with greased leathers, protruding oars were sealed with tight leather flaps, and breathing air was pumped in through tubes. Drebbel navigated a series of trials along the Thames Rivers between 1620 to 1624.
1620 and 1624
Cornelis Jacobszoon Drebbel
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