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What was the CSS Hunley?

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A Confederate Submarine was first to sink an enemy Submarine, I think in the Civil War. It was called The CSS Huntley.

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The CSS Hunley was a Confederate submarine in the US Civil War. It played a minor role in the war itself but it played a much larger role in illustrating the pros and cons of underwater warfare.

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Where did the CSS Hunley sink?

Charleston Harbor


How many times did the CSS Hunley sink during trial runs?

The CSS Hunley sank four times during its sea trials. Undeterred, the Hunley did sink one Union ship but also destroyed itself.


Who was the commanding officer of the CSS Hunley?

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Name of the ship that was sunk by the CSS Hunley?

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What happened the first two crews of the CSS Hunley?

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A confederate submerine was the first to sink an enemy ship what was the name of the submerine?

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What was the name of the confederates submarine?

The CSS Hunley, named for its inventor and builder, Horace Hunley. Currently being restored in Charleston, SC, after being found and raised some years back.


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I believe what you are looking for is the well known CSS Virginia (better known as the Merrimac). Another well known confederate vessel was the CSS Hunley, the first submarine to sink an enemy ship.


Do you underline the name of boats?

You use italics when you are writing the name of a particular boat or vechical.For eaxmple: CSS Hunley The CSS is not part of the name so it does not receive the italics. You will do this for all vehicles that have a name, and not just boats.You do not use italics when talking about the model, or brand of a vehical.Hope this helps.


How many ships did the css hunley sink?

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