Exposing the Hunley: Researchers find new clue to what sank first combat submarine

The Hunley, the world's first successful combat submarine, sunk in 1864 from unknown causes. Clemson University researchers have finally removed concretion from the vessel — and may have discovered the cause of its loss.
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The Hunley, the world's first successful combat submarine, sunk in 1864 from unknown causes. Clemson University researchers have finally removed concretion from the vessel — and may have discovered the cause of its loss.

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