Luigi Ferraro (naval officer)

Luigi Ferraro (3 November 1914, Quarto dei Mille – 5 January 2006, Genoa) was an officer of the Royal Italian Navy and pioneer of Italian submarine warfare, most notable for his service with the commando frogman unit Decima Flottiglia MAS.[1]

Ferraro designed a number of innovations in scuba diving equipment for Cressi-sub, and in 1962 with Carlos Reinberg, he founded Technisub, a manufacturer of a wide range of underwater diving equipment. [2]


  1. Pannullo, Antonio (5 January 2016). "10 anni fa l'addio a Luigi Ferraro, incursore della X Mas e pioniere del sub". (in Italian). Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. "Inventor and Entrepreneur". Retrieved 7 November 2019.

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