A new view of the Civil War submarine the H.L. Hunley after the truss that used to house the sub has been removed Thursday January 12, 2012. The truss was fabricated to lift the Hunley from the Charleston Harbor in 2000 and has provided the housing for the Civil War submarine since.
Conservation work on Hunley herself is ongoing. Perhaps the most poignant artifact found in the wreck was a misshapen gold piece that had been given to LT Dixon by his sweetheart, Queenie Bennett, in the hope that it would bring him good luck when ....read more http://ussnautilus.org/blog/the-loss-of-confederate-ship-hunley/
On February 17, 1864, during the American Civil War, a.k.a. The War for Southern Independence, or, The War of Northern Aggression, the Union ship U.S.S. Housatonic was rammed and sunk in Charleston Harbor, S.C., by the Confederate hand-cranked submarine H.L. Hunley, which also sank.