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Beginning of modern submarine warfare under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell.

Abbot, Henry L.

Beginning of modern submarine warfare under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell.

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bushnell, David, -- b. 1740.,
  • Submarines (Ships),
  • Submarine warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [59]-65.

    StatementA facsimile reproduction of the rare 1881 pamphlet, with biographical appendices and bibliograpy by Frank Anderson.
    ContributionsAnderson, Frank J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV858 .A72 1881a, V858 .A72 1881a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p.
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17853067M
    LC Control Number66017740


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Beginning of modern submarine warfare under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, © (OCoLC) Named Person: David Bushnell; David Bushnell: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry L Abbot; Frank J Anderson.

Beginning of modern submarine warfare under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell: A facsimile reproduction of the rare pamphlet, [Henry L Abbot] on.

Print shows three views of the "Turtle", a one-man submarine designed and built by David Bushnell to attach bombs to British warships during the American revolutionary war. - Illus. in: The beginning of modern submarine warfare, under Captain-Lieutenant David Bushnell, Sappers and miners, Army of.

David Bushnell (Aug – or ), of Westbrook, Connecticut, was an American inventor, a patriot, one of the first American combat engineers, a teacher, and a medical doctor. Bushnell invented the first submarine to be used in battle, as well as a floating mine triggered by contact.

He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. Beginning of Modern Submarine Warfare Under Captain Lieutenant David Bushneil, by Henry L. Abbot. Archon Books, Hamden, Connecticut, U.S.A., copyright84 pages, 2 illustrations, $ Available through the NRC Book Service, $9, The first submarine to make an attack on a ship in time of war was the Continental.

Under the direction of technical arts teacher Frederic J. Frese, students at Old Saybrook High School created a working replica of Bushnell's submarine, facilitated through an education partnership with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, Rhode Island, where Roy R.

Manstan was a mechanical engineer and Navy trained : Andy Shimp. Beginning of Modern Submarine Warfare under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell. Hamden, CT: Acrhon Books. Coggins, Jack ().

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The Submarine Pioneers. Sutton Publishing. ISBN   David Bushnell is credited as the inventor of the submarine, which was first used to launch explosives against British ships during the American Revolution (). Under a different identity, the New England native settled in Georgia after the war and spent the rest of his life there.

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Abbot, Corps of engineers, U.S.A. Beginning of modern submarine warfare: under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell / by Henry L. Abbot Abbot, Henry L. (Henry Larcom), [ Book: ]. Westholme Publishing, LLC, Yardley, PA.

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The U.S. Navy officially joined the undersea world when it purchased USS Holland (SS-1) on 11 April   9 discussion posts. Bentley said: This thread is the Bibliography thread for the book The British are Coming by Rick Atkinson.

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Abbot, Corps of engineers, U.S.A. Presented here is a collection of documents that concern the submersible Turtle, the world’s first combat submarine.

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Whereas the principal meaning of "submarine" is an armed, submersible warship, the more general meaning is for any type of submersible craft. The definition as of was for any type of "submarine boat". By naval tradition, submarines are still usually referred to as "boats" rather than as "ships", regardless of their size.

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16) Beginning of Modern Submarine Warfare, Under Captain Lieutenant David Bushnell by Henry L. Abbott. That to John P. Holland, more than to any other man since David Bushnell and Robert Fulton, the world owes the modern submarine, cannot be denied.

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Ware, Jr., was in command of the armed guard, was first to report having scored a hit against an enemy U-boat; and not long afterward the French Ministry of Marine credited the Silver Shell with sinking a submarine, and Turret Captain William J.

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Submarine and antisubmarine warfare tactics continue to evolve but it is still not known exactly what a modern submarine battle would look like; as noted in the Hot Sub-on-Sub Action page, only one such engagement has ever taken place and it happened without nuclear subs and guided torpedoes.

Germany has returned to the U-boat business. Since Holland VI was accepted inour submarines have evolved from small submersibles with limited capability to proven warfighters to today's nuclear-powered, multimission warships.

A century of technological innovation, undersea exploration, and adaptation to changing strategic and defense needs have made today's Submarine Force ready to respond across the spectrum of conflict.History of submarines explained.

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Technology Early. "David Bushnell's ‘Infernal Machine'" will be the subject of an illustrated talk at the Plainville Historic Center, 29 Pierce St., tonight, Ap at 7 p.m. Bushnell, of Saybrook, invented the world's first fully operational submarine, the American Turtle, at the time of the American Revolution.

The event is being sponsored by the Plainville Historical Society.