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Submersibles are small watercraft that are designed to operate entirely underwater. New Crobuzon, Armada, and the Gengris are known to possess various types of submersibles.


  • Ammonite submersibles - Ammonite submersibles are used in the Gengris by human traders and possibly around Salkrikaltor Cray Commonwealth.
  • Ictineo - Ictineos are Remade and thaumaturgically enhanced whalesharks the size of cathedrals used by the New Crobuzon Militia to transport materiel and troops.
  • Conventional submersibles - A variety of conventional metal-hulled submersibles are used by Armada for piracy against other ships and for maintenance around the city.
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    • Plengant