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7:05 am on Monday January 16, 2012

Researchers prep for Hunley's first move in ten years (update: first upright, unobstructed view of Hunley)

Image by Flickr user Laser BurnersUpdate January 16: Scientists recently removed the the truss out of the tank which had been supporting the H.L. Hunley, offering the first unobstructed and upright view of the Civil War submarine since 1864. The...
7:00 am on Thursday February 17, 2011

Commemoration event for H.L. Hunley's 147th anniversary

Image by Flickr user Laser BurnersRe-enactors and veterans of the submarine service are commemorating the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its attack on a Union blockade ship. Today marks the 147th anniversary of the Hunley's attack on the...
4:43 am on Friday August 6, 2010

Ten years after its raising, mystery still surrounds the H.L. Hunley (updated with video)

Image by WikipediaSunday marks the 10th anniversary of the raising of the H.L. Hunley, the first hand cranked submarine in history to sink an enemy warship. Today at 10 a.m., scientists held a news conference to announce a major step in the...
4:06 am on Wednesday November 4, 2009

Union soldier's letters recreate first search for H.L. Hunley

Image by Flickr user mediafuryImage by 20091104-hunley.jpg The Post and Courier has a piece on William L. Churchill, a Union Navy officer, whose historical letters let us look back in time at the first search for the sunken Confederate submarine,...