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Concretions to be removed from H.L. Hunley

The H.L. Hunley, a Civil War submarine, is set to undergo a procedure to remove concretions of sand and shell that have accumulated along the hull. The 76,000-gallon holding tank the Hunley rests in will be filled for the first time with a chemical solution designed to save the fragile iron

New torpedo find rewrites H.L. Hunley legend

In 1864 the H.L. Hunley sunk in Charleston Bay, South Carolina, after attacking the USS Housatonic. Now, a piece of the Confederate submarine's torpedo has been found, still attached to its spar. This totally debunks the eyewitness accounts that say the Hunley was 100 feet away from the explosion. Instead, the

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