James Bond’s iconic Lotus Esprit submarine splashed onto the big screen 41 years ago


August 3 is a historic day for submersibles. On this date in 1958, the U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus accomplished the first undersea voyage to the North Pole, traveling nearly 1000 miles under the Arctic ice cap to reach the top of the world.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/03/james-bond-lotus-esprit-submarine-debuted-41-years-ago