Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Up Periscope

Two naval officers looking through periscopes
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Illustration Board; by Robert Adam Malin; 1998; Framed Dimensions 22H X 32W
Accession #: 98-110-F
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Without a way to see the world above without surfacing, the greatest advantage of the submarine – stealth – would be lost.  The design of the modern periscope is credited to Sir Howard Grubb, who developed them for the first British submarines.

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