Tag archive for Friends of the Hunley

Ridding metal of salt

Museums throughout the world groan beneath the weight of iron artifacts recovered from the sea.

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Setting the record straight

Much of what people believed about the Hunley turned out to be flat wrong. And here's what the team has discovered so far.

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“I’ve got the coin.”

In March 2001, researchers probing the muddy interior of the Hunley found the first bones.

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learning from the Hunley

From the crucible of desperation, the South forged an improbable secret weapon: a hand-cranked attack boat. The H.L. Hunley was designed to do what no vessel in the world had ever done: sink a warship from beneath the waves.

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