Driving Holland I

".....the ingenious designer in New York evidently did not realize that the average Naval Officer has only two eyes and two hands: the little conning tower was simply plastered with wheels, levers and gauges with which some superman was to fire torpedoes, dive and steer and do everything else at the same time..."

From the 1902 diary of Lt. Arnold Fosters Royal Navy's first submarine commander.



A reconstruction of the interior of Holland I by the artist Geoff Hunt.