Teen builds sub out of pig trough

Posted on August 11, 2006 

Teen builds sub out of pig trough

A 14-year-old naval enthusiast has built a functioning submarine out of a pig trough.

Swiss teen Aaron Kreier from Eschlikon in the Thurgau canton took the shiny brass ENDO – Extreme Nautical Deep Office – for a successful 15-minute maiden voyage.

He tested it in the Arbon docks this week after being given special permission by harbour police.

The boy has been building the peddle-powered craft since he was 10 out of bits of old farm equipment and says he plans to use it to explore Lake Constance underwater.

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from Ananova

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