American Revolution Podcast

Episode 104 Submarine Warfare

July 7, 2019

The Continental Army attempts to blow up the HMS Eagle in New York Harbor in September 1776.  Using the work of David Bushnell and a small team, attempts to attach an underwater mine after reaching the ship using a one man submarine.  The explosive fails to attach and the mission is a failure.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Turtle: David Bushnell's Revolutionary Vessel, by Roy R. Manstan and Frederic J. Frese

Online Recommendation of the Week: American Heritage


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