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Singer Torpedo Designed for H. L. Hunley

Civil War era drawing of the Singer torpedo designed for H. L. Hunley
Title: Singer Torpedo Designed for H. L. Hunley
Caption: Drawing of a spar-mounted torpedo designed by Singer for use on the submarine H. L. Hunley taken from the papers of Quincy Adams Gallimore, a Union general and engineer who had access to Confederate military papers in Charleston after the city's surrender. The heading claims it is the one used to sink USS Housatonic. From the National Archives and Records Administration.
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  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
  • Underwater Archaeology
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  • Primary Source Document
  • Scientific-Technical Images
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  • Civil War 1861-1865
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