Artist unknown, as this was a tossed-off illustration in the middle of a Popular Science, but what interested me: This is one helluva massive radio station. It’s still around. It’s called the Jim Creek Naval Radio Station, and the Center for Land Use Interpretation tells us: One of the world’s most powerful transmitters, this million […]
Cutaway drawings of submarines.
Illustration by Ray Quigley shows an anti-sub device from 1950 termed “the hedgehog.” It lobbed multiple depth charges all at once at the presumed submarine location. Charges were slightly angled so that they would land in a spreadout, scattershot pattern, covering a wider range. Click to Enlarge to 695 x 768 px: Source: Popular Science […]
Its proper name was the Mark VII Attack Teacher and it was housed in a 3 story building in New London, CT. In an age before computers could process graphics, vehicle and nautical simulations had to be done with models. Trainees sat in a submarine mockup on the second floor, with a periscope jutting up […]
A gorgeous late 1960s cutaway from Pierre Mion for the “Deep Diver,” a ferry submarine designed by Edwin A. Link and built by Perry Submarine Builders, Riviera Beach, FL. This 22-foot, 4-man craft was meant for work, not play–underwater construction or research. Interestingly, Perry Submarines is still around and making submersibles, one of which is […]
This is a superb cutaway drawing on an Astute class submarine–British Royal Navy nuclear fleet submarines. Towards the Stern 70 – Ship’s Office 68 – Forward Hydroplane 78 – High Pressure Air Bottles Toward Midships 45 – Port Side Communications Office 60 – Control Room Consoles 62 – Senior Ratings Bunks 58 – Senior Ratings […]
We have a rather nice cutaway of the Scorpene submarine from Defense Industry Daily. We also have an extra-large cutaway of the entire Scorpene submarine.