Submarines

Submarines. By Fits And Starts.

by Daniel Russ on October 6, 2013

        The CSS Hunley was the first submarine to sink another ship. In accomplishing this mission, it also sank itself, for the fourth time, and this time all hands perished. The Confederates were charging ahead with the designs of newer more sophisticated submersibles. Two New Orleans businessmen, J. K. Scott and R. […]

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“WASHINGTON — The U.S. military’s ban on women serving on submarines passed quietly into history Thursday morning. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates notified lawmakers in mid-February that the Navy would be lifting the ban, unless Congress took some action against it. And Navy spokesman Lt. Justin Cole said Thursday morning that the deadline for Congress […]

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Japanese Mini Subs At Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2009

The Japanese were not the first to build mini submarines, or midget submersibles as the correct term is applied. Many nations had the idea for a one or two man complement submersible and in fact in the Civil War, the Hunley successfully attached a 46 pound charge to a Union vessel and damaged it. Later […]

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Russian Subs Patrolling Off US – Folks This Is A Non Event.

August 5, 2009

Russian subs patrol off our coast in international waters and we patrol all over the world in international waters. Happens all the time.

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