The H. L. Hunley Story

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That's interesting. I've been following the Hunley story since its raising in 2000. I've been to the location of the Hunley in Charleston. I believed that the first launched version sunk in rough seas, rather than your version, that it was INTENTIONALLY sunk to avoid its being acquired by the Union Army. Where did you get that fact?

Author — nutmegger1957

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Great documentary sir. Chock-full of information.
R.I.P to all the brave men lost on both sides 🙏

Author — Seti

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Me and my father marched in the funeral procession through Charleston. Finally going to see it in 3 weeks

Author — Daryn Brooks

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Over all, a most interesting history video. Thanks.

Author — Matthew Hamersly

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Please be aware that the photo of "General Winfield Scott" you show is actually General Winfield Scott Hancock, a totally different individual named for the older General Scott.

Author — Robert Kreutzer

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I have always been fascinated by the CSS Hunley. I saw it some years ago not long after restoration began. I went to visit the Graves of the crew at Magnolia Cemetery. I wept for them.

Author — Randy Merrell

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Love the story about Hunley. I didn't know the story about Lucky Gold of Lt. Dixson. It is very interesting story !

Author — やったらん

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There Was a much larger 20 man sub of the union army the uss alligator, it was designed by a Frenchman who had taught jules vern possibly inspiring 20, 000 league's under the sea. The sub had a divers lock and carbon dioxide scrubber, the sub was lost while being towed by the sumpter during a storm off Cape hatters (it was unmanned at the time).

Author — Aaron Mcconnell

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Thanks for posting this video. Genuinely interesting.

Author — Davey Bernard

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You're right. I corrected it in a later video called "The H. L, Hunley Story Revised".
Several people noticed that the wrong Scott was shown. Thanks.

Author — Bill Kendall

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Lasch recently discovered the torpedo was bolted to the spar and therefore exploded on contact, like the CSS David.

Author — kellyrus408

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Nice "little documentary"; BUT it's not Cussler's team and the NUMA, that found the wreck in april 1995, but E Lee. Spence of the Sea Research Society, in 1970, the site was cartographied in 1971 by him and the wreck site was also registred by the National Park Service in the NRHP list, in 13rd september 1976 !


Since we have recovered and analysed the submarine wreck, we know the fack that's the CSS Hunley crew members can't have maid surfaces and signal "Misson accomplished" with the green light, simply because at this moment, they're all dead, killed by the "blast" of the gun powder's torpedo, so this fact was just a "propaganda legend " because in true, they don't need to signal Mission Accomplished because the flash and sound of the explosion of the Housatonic was seen from Charleston, the night moreover !


The CSS Hunley was actually since the 08th august 2000 in restoration, at Warren Lasch Conservation Center.
THe remains of the crew members was engraved in the Magnolia Cemetery of Charleston, the 17th april 2004.

Author — Saeba Ryo

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My daughter thought the “Hunley” sank the “Titan” ship lmao. I told her it sank from an ice burg like the titanic and she was so embarrassed😂

Author — Mackenzie Hegler

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Hard to believe this all happened 1/2 a mile from where I’m sitting at work right now….

Author — Noah T

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love the video my friend, thanks bill, tim.

Author — Tim Kent

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I never knew there was a full length TV movie on the Hunley. Wish I knew where to find it!

Author — coastie13697

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I like this video, my history teacher showed me and the class this video

Author — James Medina

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@the29thtn The video has been revised and is called "The H. L. Hunley Story revised".

Author — Bill Kendall

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HONOR AND GLORY !! MARINER' S OF THE HUNLEY AND HOUSATONIC

OSCAR, I ' FROM BS.AS. ARGENTINA

Author — Oscar Di Piazza

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You need to go to the "Friends of the Hunley" website to see the recovered sub and perhaps answer some of your questions.

Author — Bill Kendall