National Submarine Day

April 11 was the day the Navy acquired its first modern submarined, named Holland VI. It not only honors the submarine, the historic day or the Navy, but also the rich history that submarines have in this country stemming back from the American Revolution.
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3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!
3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!

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The H.L. Hunley submarine made history during the American Civil War when she became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat. In February 1864, the Hunley, under command of Lieutenant...
A Giant Puzzle | Walter Edgar's Journal
A Giant Puzzle | Walter Edgar's Journal

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In this first segment on the Confederate submarine C.S.S. Hunley, Walter Edgar and Senator Glenn McConnell discuss how finding the submarine disproved all pre-conceived notions about its design...
The Hunley's Design | Walter Edgar's Journal
The Hunley's Design | Walter Edgar's Journal

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In this segment, Sen. Glenn McConnell talks about the design of the Hunley. Previous replicas and diagrams of the Hunley were found to be inaccurate upon discovery of the real submarine.
Raising The Hunley | Walter Edgar's Journal
Raising The Hunley | Walter Edgar's Journal

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Senator Glenn McConnell discusses raising the Hunley. Some of the challenges faced were maritime legal issues, and how the submarine was going to be lifted off of the ocean floor. Preserving the...
The Hunley | Palmetto Special
The Hunley | Palmetto Special

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The video location is at the Naval Polaris Missile Base in North Charleston. This is the largest submarine base on the east coast today. Learn about the sinking of the U.S.S. Housatonic by the Hunley...
CSS Hunley | Eye on the Past
CSS Hunley | Eye on the Past

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Brief history of the CSS Hunley submarine. The Hunley became the first submarine to sink a federal warship, the U.S.S Housatonic.