The average student of the Civil War should know that the H.L. Hunley, a Confederate submarine, sank the U.S.S. Housatonic in Charleston Harbor in February 1864, only to perish with its crew. He or she might know that submersible torpedo boats operated briefly and without success in th....
Fowler, Robert H.
"Experiments At Sea: Early Subs On Both Sides Had Trouble Staying Afloat,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 1
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