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Hand-made submarine to carry venturers

Updated: 2014-12-24 11:24 (ecns)

Designer and engineer Zhang Junlin, 62, led a team that developed the submarine in two years. It is 15 meters long, 2.1 meters wide and 3 meters high. It weighs 25 tons and has a capacity to carry 20 passengers. The submarine can run 15 nautical miles per hour and dive to a depth of up to 50 meters at a range of 50 nautical miles and remain underwater for 24 hours. It will be put into trial operation soon.

Hand-made submarine to carry venturers

A view of sightseeing submarine 'Dragon No 3' in Fuyang city, East China's Anhui province, Dec 20, 2014. [Photo/ecns.cn]

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