Bust of Captain Horace Lawson Hunley mounted on Tennessee white marble. "Captain Horace Lawson Hunley, designer of first successful submarine torpedo boat in naval history. B. Sumner Co., Tenn., 29 December 1823. H.L. Hunley drowned with his crew 15 October 1863, Charleston, South Carolina. CSS HUNLEY was raised and destroyed USS HOUSATONIC, 17 February 1864, Charleston, South Carolina. Bust by B.J. Godwin Mitchell." Bust completed in 1965, based on wartime photograph.
Naval History and Heritage Command
Sculpture by B.J. Godwin Mitchell, 1965. Photo by Photographer's Mate First Class Roger L. Byers.
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