World Reviewer rating

Not yet rated

H.L. Hunley

Listed under Military History in South Carolina, United States.

Photo of H.L. Hunley
Photo by flickr user scmikeburton
Pin It

The H.L. Hunley was a submarine belonging to the Confedate States of America. The submarine was the first submarine to successfully sink an enemy warship. The submarine came up and signaled to the people on land that the attack was a success then submerged and disappeared after the signal - and it remains a mystery what happened in between that signal and the Hunley's end.

The wreckage has been recovered from the depths and is now available for tours. Tours are available every Saturday and Sunday except for Easter. The tour includes many great sites including the original Hunley, facial reconstructions of the crew, artifacts, life size model of the Hunley from the TNT movie, National Geographic documentary and the gold coin that saved Hunley Captain's life.

H.L. Hunley website.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
Question
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?
 

Who's been here

Similar Experiences

  • Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    The very first American WW2 cemetery on European soil was established just out of Colleville-sur-Mer on the 8th of June 1944, t…

  • Bayeux Commonwealth War Cemetery

    The Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery is the second largest Allied cemetery in Normandy after the American Cem…

  • Ranville War Cemetery

    The remains in this cemetery are mostly British: 2,151 in number, joined by 76 Canadians, five French, and one each from Austra…

Nearby Experiences

  • Charleston Museum

    Charleston Museum is the first museum in America, founded in 1773. It is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Sou…

  • Old Village

    Old Village is a section of North Charleston, South Carolina. The city is an up and coming area and has grown in population gre…

  • Circular Congregational Church

    The original Circular Congregational Church was built in 1804 by the famous Charleston architect Robert Mills, the designer of …

Related links

Contribute to this page