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The Hunley story

R. Thomas Campbell

The Hunley story

journey of a Confederate submarine

by R. Thomas Campbell

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Published by Burd Street Press in Shippensburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Charleston (S.C.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • H.L. Hunley (Submarine),
    • Confederate States of America. Navy -- History,
    • Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby R. Thomas Campbell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE599.H4 C365 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3567604M
      ISBN 101572492945
      LC Control Number2002066851
      OCLC/WorldCa49558601

      The Confederate submersible H. L. Hunley has the distinction of being the first submarine to sink an enemy warship in wartime. Although the boat and its crew were lost as a result of this endeavor, the success of their mission proved that this new style of naval warfare would be an inevitable course of future development. The Boat Privately built in by Park and Lyons of . In January of , I published my book Treasures of the Confederate Coast that included a chart on which I had marked the Hunley’s correct location with an “X.” Realizing the Hunley’s location would now not only be known to anyone who thought to check the National Register, but by everyone who bought my book, I convinced Petrone and.

      The story of the Hunley has been told and retold many times since her disappearance in Constructed by the Confederacy in Mobile, she was later shipped to Charleston in an optimistic hope of breaking the Union blockade. Despite the fact she dispatched four of her crews, she was quite advanced for her time. Wounded? Survive Thrive Scarlette Hunley Story. likes. The women you'll meet between the covers of this book will become wonderful new friends who can change your ers:

        "One part science book, one part historical narrative, one part memoir harrowing, and inspiring.”—Wall Street Journal How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—submarine attack On the night of Febru , the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic just outside . The story of the H. L. Hunley submarine is about American ingenuity and real people who were inventive, loyal, brave, resilient, persistent, and adventurous. The Hunley, built by the Confederate Army during the Civil War, was the first submarine to sink an enemy ship during wartime. After that historic feat, the Hunley disappeared.


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The Story of the H.L. Hunley and Queenie's Coin recounts the story of the "fish boat," through its creation and mission, to its ultimate recovery and final voyage home.

Fran Hawk and her husband live in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, near several Hunley landmarks/5(7). “The boldest and most powerful book yet written on the saga of the H. detail is sharply etched and dramatically told for a compelling read. The H. Hunley is a classic of Civil War history.”―Clive Cussler “Tom Chaffin's study is the most thorough treatment of the subject/5(35).

The Hunley’s air circulation system didn’t work or was disconnected the night she and her eight-man crew vanished in The finding suggests difficulty getting oxygen inside crew compartment.

Scientists are at work to preserve the Hunley and remove the concretion (a rock-hard layer of sand, rust, sediment and silt) that covers the inside. In the Waves is much more than just a military perspective or a technical account. It’s also the story of Rachel Lance’s The Hunley story book obsession spanning three years, the story of the extreme highs and lows in her quest to find all the puzzle pieces of the Hunley.

On February 17th,the H. Hunley became the first successful combat submarine in world history with the sinking of the USS completing her mission, she mysteriously vanished and remained lost at sea for over a century.

For decades, adventurers searched for the legendary submarine. This book tells the story of the science behind the explosions, gunshots, asphyxiation, and myriad other physiological The Hunley story book that could have affected the crew of the Hunley that cold night in Februaryall connected by the tale of the submarine and now-Doctor Lance’s mission to complete the experiments.

Tom Chaffins The H. Hunley is a largely competent history book. The majority of the book (2/3 or so of the text) centers around the building of the Hunley and two prior submarines, along with a recounting of the various unsuccessful and one successful but ill-fated mission of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship/5.

Biomedical engineer Rachel Lance had never heard of the Civil War submarine H.L. Hunley when her thesis advisor Cameron “Dale” Bass casually suggested she look into it. But she was quickly drawn into a pursuit of the mystery that melded her love of history and violent explosions and lasted several years, producing three major academic papers, a Ph.D.

thesis and now a book. On the evening of Februthe Confederacy's H. Hunley sank the USS Housatonic and became the first submarine in world history to sink an enemy ship. Not until World War I—half a century later—would a submarine again accomplish such a feat.

But also perishing that moonlit night, vanishing beneath the cold Atlantic waters off Charleston, South /5(4).

Raising the Hunley: The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine by Brian Hicks and Schuyler Kropf is the most up-to-date account of the continuing Hunley story. Presented in narrative form, the book covers the submarine's long history, and the politics and personalities that have affected it to the present day.

“The H. Hunley is a revelation.” —William McKeen, Creative Loafing “The H. Hunley is not only the most up-to-date book about the unusual craft, it is also the most readable and accessible. If there is a Civil War or local history buff on your Christmas list this year, you could hardly do better than to present them with a copy of.

This book is an extraordinary true story peopled with a fascinating cast of characters, including Horace Hunley himself, the Union officers and crew who went down with the Housatonic, P. Barnum, who offered $, for its recovery, and novelist Clive Cussler, who spearheaded the mission that finally succeeded in finding the Hunley.

The /5(13). "The H.L. Hunley" by Tom Chaffin provides exactly that. Even though the story of the Hunley is well known to Civil War buffs and professional historians this is the first book to cover in depth the submarine boats creation, mission, destruction and recovery/5(5). On Februeight sailors aboard the Confederate submarine H.L.

Hunley detonated two hundred pounds of black powder against the hull of the USS Housatonic, sinking the Union warship in the waters off Charleston, South Carolina.

The Hunley also sank, never seeing the surface again until she was raised inthe remains of her crew still at. The story of the H. Hunley submarine is about American ingenuity and real people who were inventive, loyal, brave, resilient, persistent, and adventurous.

The Hunley, built by the Confederate Army during the Civil War, was the first submarine to sink an enemy ship during wartime. After that historic feat, the Hunley disappeared/5.

An oil painting by Conrad Wise Chapman, circadepicts the inventor of the ill-fated H. Hunley, along with a sentinel.

(Wikimedia Commons) Lance was modeling an underwater explosion at a. The Story of the H.L. Hunley and Queenie’s Coin (Hardback) Code: Price: $ Lance is working on a book about the Hunley and the experiments that were required to solve the mystery.

CITATION: “Air Blast Injuries Killed The Crew Of The Submarine H.L. Hunley,” Rachel M. Lance, Lucas Stalcup, Brad Wojtylak, Cameron R. Bass. PLOS ONE, Aug. 23, DOI: / This book is an extraordinary true story peopled with a fascinating cast of characters, including Horace Hunley himself, the Union officers and crew who went down with the Housatonic, P.

Barnum, who offered $, for its recovery, and novelist Clive Cussler, who spearheaded the mission that finally succeeded in finding the Hunley.

The /5(2). Save 84% off the newsstand price. The dark hull of the submarine rose a few inches above the waterline. Pale moonlight glinted off the quiet ocean as small waves lapped against the hull. The Author: Rachel Lance. The story of the Confederate submarine that was the first to ever sink an enemy vessel.

See more videos at   The story of the Confederate submarine that was the first to sink an enemy vessel. See more videos at   In the most comprehensive telling of the H.L. Hunley story yet to date, Walker's extensive research includes a variety of primary sources such as letters, African American testimony from Naval Court inquiries, and family photos to highlight the Civil War era - the "first" part of the story.5/5(5).