Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley On board a barge to be taken to the conservation facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, soon after it was lifted from the sea floor off Charleston on 8 August 2000. H.L. Hunley, suspended from a supporting truss, was raised by the working platform Karlissa B, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which is seen at right. Photographed by Barbara Voulgaris, Naval History and Heritage Command. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.