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In the waves : my quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine / Rachel Lance

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Material Type
Book
Author
Lance, Rachel,
Publication Info.
New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.
Publication Info.
©2020

Details

Description
viii, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-339) and index.
Contents
Prologue -- What about the Hunley -- Suffocation -- Fish boats -- The fury beneath the waves -- Anatomy of an explosion -- Preparations -- Apple pie without apples -- Pressure trace -- From the Housatonic -- The blast -- February 17, 1864 -- Epilogue
Summary
An inventive woman scientist recounts the 1864 sinking of the Confederate submarine, H.L. Hunley, recounting her efforts to uncover what actually happened when the sub was discovered 131 years later with its hull and victims still intact.
"A story about a woman scientist's journey to discover a submarine"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Lance, Rachel.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
Shipwrecks -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations, Confederate.
Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Antiquities.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Military operations, Naval -- Submarine.
Shipwrecks.
Submarines (Ships)
South Carolina -- Charleston.
United States.
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Chronological Term
1800-1899
Genre/Form
History.
Biographies.
Added Title
My quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine
ISBN
9781524744151 (hardcover)
1524744158 (hardcover)