below the waterline

The belt began below the waterline and extended to above it.

Finally, a sliding hatch was opened with a cutting torch six feet below the waterline.

"Benedetto Brin" was also equipped with four torpedo tubes placed in the hull below the waterline.

above the waterline

On the 23rd, she was rammed and damaged above the waterline by .

Armor was also applied to the part of the hull above the waterline.

It has a wave-piercing tumblehome hull form whose sides slope inward above the waterline.