Conservationists to soak rusty, sediment-caked Confederate sub in chemical bath to reveal hull

  • by: BRUCE SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 3:05 PM

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Scientists near the city where the Civil War began prepared Thursday to soak an encrusted Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its hull for the first time in 150 years, seeking to solve the mystery of the demise of the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship

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