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FACIAL RECONSTRUCTIONS OF THE CREW OF THE SUBMARINE C.S.S. H.L. HUNLEY 
THERE ARE LOTS OF MODEL KITS OF SUBMARINES IN DIFFERENT SCALES, INCLUDING 1/144!
IF YOU LIKE TO BUILD SUBS AND SHIPS, SEND SOME PICTURES OF YOUR 
WORK AND I'LL DISPLAY THEM ON MY VISITORS PAGE.
NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO ACTUALLY GET INTO THE SUBMARINE OR TAKE PICTURES OF IT, BUT WITH THE APPROPRIATE BRIBE, SOMETHING CAN ALWAYS BE WORKED OUT......JUST KIDDING. ON THE LEFT  IS A PHOTO INSIDE THE MOCK-UP USED IN THE MOVIE ABOUT THE HUNLEY WITH ARMAND ASSANT.  IT'S ACTUALLY A LITTLE BIGGER THAN THE REAL ONE. [ TO THE RIGHT]
ONE THING WE'VE LEARNED ABOUT THE SUB SINCE ENTERING THE HULL: THE ENTIRE INTERIOR WAS PAINTED WITH LEAD-BASED WHITE PAINT, PROBABLY TO IMPROVE VISIBILITY INSIDE. THE PAINT WAS SO FRESH FOR THE MISSION TO ATTACK THE USS HOUSATONIC THAT FIBRES FROM THE CREWMEMBERS' TROUSERS WERE FOUND EMBEDDED IN THE PAINT.
SOMETHING I NEVER KNEW WAS THAT THE CRANK THEY TURNED DIDN'T ACTUALLY TURN THE PROPELLER, IT TURNED A GEAR WHICH WAS GEARED TO THE PROPELLER. SO EVERY REVOLUTION OF THE CRANK YIELDED SEVERAL TURNS OF THE PROPELLER.

WE CAN ALL BE PROUD OF THE JOB THEY ARE DOING ON THE HUNLEY AT THE LASCH CENTER IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.
I THINK THE CREWS THEMSELVES WOULD GET A KICK OUT OF THE FUSS WE ARE MAKING OVER THEIR BOAT

ANYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING THE WORK, PLEASE VISIT THE FRIENDS OF THE HUNLEY WEBSITE AND PURCHASE SOME OF THE NICE ITEMS FOR SALE THERE. WE WERE IN THE GIFT AREA AND NOTED THAT EVERYTHING FOR SALE WAS TOP QUALITY AND REASONABLY PRICED. THE IMPRINTED WEARABLES WERE GOOD QUALITY COTTON AND COTTON BLENDS, AND THERE WERE SEVERAL GOOD BOOKS TO GET IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT IT.
ALL THE CREW WERE FOUND STILL AT THEIR POSTS, NOT CROWDED AT THE HATCH. SO IT DOESN'T SEEM AS IF THEY DROWNED LIKE THE OTHER TWO EARLIER CREWS.
 IT IS BELIEVED THAT THEY SETTLED DOWN TO WAIT FOR THE "HEAT" TO DIE DOWN AFTER THEIR ATTACK ON THE USS HOUSATANIC AND HAVING EXERTED THEMSELVES SO MUCH ESCAPING, THEY USED UP THEIR AIR SUPPLY MORE QUICKLY THAN EXPECTED, AND THEY ALL JUST WENT TO SLEEP AND DIED OF HYPOXIA. 
OVER TIME THE SUB LAID OVER ON ONE SIDE, AND THE CREW REMAINS JUST DISSOLVED INTO LITTLE PILES AT THEIR RESPECTIVE PLACES ON THE BENCH.
EVENTUALLY THE HULL BEGAN TO LEAK, AND OVER THE DECADES SAND AND SILT FILLED THE INTERIOR NEARLY SOLID WITH MUCK. EVERYTHING INSIDE THE HULL IN 1862 WAS STILL THERE WHEN THE HULL WAS OPENED IN 2000.
LT GEORGE DIXON
COMMANDING OFFICER
SEAMAN ARNOLD BECKER
SEAMAN LUMPKIN
SEAMAN FRANK COLLINS
SEAMAN J.F. CARLSEN
SEAMAN MILLER
SEAMAN JAMES A. WICKS
SEAMAN JOSEPH RIDGEWAY
I TOOK THESE PICTURES...USE THEM IF YOU LIKE.
HULL CROSS-SECTION FOR YOU MODELERS
COTTAGE INDUSTRIES 1/72 SCALE CSS H.L. HUNLEY SUBMARINE 
TAKARA 1/144 SCALE RESURGAM II SUBMARINE
REVELL 1/125 U-47 TYPE VII U-BOAT
NICHIMO 1/200 I-19 SUBMARINE WITH GLEN FLOATPLANE  
TAKARA 1/700  I-19 SUBMARINE WITH GLEN FLOATPLANE
Y-KRAFT 1/144  A-TARGET TYPE A MIDGET SUBMARINE
TAKARA 1/144 TYPE N MIDGET SUBMARINE
TAKARA 1/144 KAIRYUU MIDGET SUBMARINE
REVELL 1/144 TYPE XXI U-2518 U-BOAT
REVELL 1/144 TYPE VIID MINELAYING U-BOAT
ICM  1/144 TYPE XXIII U-BOAT
TAKARA 1/144 X-CRAFT MIDGET SUBMARINE
TAKARA 1/700  I-29 SUBMARINE WITH FLOATPLANE
REVELL 1/144 TYPE 206 U-BOOT
TRUMPETER 1/144 TYPE 33 [ROMEO] SUBMARINE
TRUMPETER 1/144 TYPE 33G MISSILE SUBMARINE
TRUMPETER 1/144 KILO TYPE SUBMARINE
TRUMPETER 1/144 SSN-21 SEAWOLF SUBMARINE
TAKARA 1/700 USS GRAYBACK WITH REGULUS I MISSILE
REVELL 1/200 USS ANDREW JACKSON SUBMARINE
REVELL 1/144 U-212 A CLASS SUBMARINE
REVELL 1/144 SEA SHADOW  EXPERIMENTAL SHIP
REVELL 1/144 TYPE XXI U-2540 U-BOAT
AIRFIX 1/144 B.H.C. SR.N4 HOVERCRAFT
TAKARA 1/144 NAUTILE SUBMERSIBLE
TAKARA 1/144 SHINKAI THE FIRST  
TAKARA 1/144 SHIKAI 6500 SUBMERSIBLE
TAKARA 1/144 ALVIN SUBMERSIBLE
TAKARA 1/144 ALVIN SUBMERSIBLE WITH JEYSON
TAKARA 1/144 MIR 1 SUBMERSIBLE
TAKARA 1/144 MIR 2 SUBMERSIBLE
VIKING MODELS NR-1 SUBMARINE
A VISIT TO THE C.S.S. HUNLEY
TRUMPETER 1/144 WILHELM BAUER SUBMARINE
SUPPORT THE RESTORATION
"THE FINAL MISSION"  ART PRINT 
EXTERIOR LAZER SCAN OF THE SUBMARINE
THIS IS JUST HOW SHE LOOKS. THE HULL RESTS RIGHT IN THE SAME SLINGS AND FRAMEWORK SHE WAS RAISED FROM THE BOTTOM WITH. SHE LIES NOW IN COLD, FRESH WATER, AND REVERSE ELECTROLOSIS IS TAKING PLACE AS THEY LEACH THE SALT OUT OF THE CORRODED METAL.
WHEN THEY NEED TO WORK ON HER, THEY DRAIN THE WATER JUST ENOUGH TO GET AT WHAT THEY ARE WORKING ON.
JULY 2002 ISSUE OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WITH A GREAT ARTICLE ABOUT THE HUNLEY, AVILABLE IN THE HUNLEY STORE.
THEY HOPE TO HAVE THE HUNLEY COMPLETELY RESTORED SOON.
YOU CAN HELP AND  I HOPE YOU WILL!


JUST A LITTLE CORROSION PROBLEM. NOTHING WE CAN'T HANDLE.
TAKARA 1/144 DCV-4 SEACLIFF  SUBMERSIBLE
INSIDE THE HUNLEY
ALL ABOUT U=BOATS
ALL ABOUT SUBMARINES
SHIP AND SUBMARINE MODELS
COOL  LINKS
SCALE WHALES
TRUMPETER 1/144   GATO-CLASS SUBMARINE 
COTTAGE INDUSTRIES 1/72 MIXED MEDIA RESIN MODEL KIT. THIS IS THE MOST ACCURATE MODEL KIT  AVAILABLE OF THE HUNLEY.
TAKARA 1/700 USS GRAYBACK WITH REGULUS II MISSILE
TAKARA 1/700  USS VIRGINIA WITH DSRV 1 MYSTIC
TAKARA 1/700   USS NORTH CAROLINA WITH ASDS
TAKARA 1/700  SURCOUF 1933 WITH FLOATPLANE
TAKARA 1/700  SURCOUF 1940 WITH FLOATPLANE
TAKARA 1/700  TYPE XXI WITH SEEHUND
HOBBY MODEL 1/144 TYPE 206 AND FRENCH S605
CC LEE 1/300  I 401 WITH SERIAN FLOATPLANE BOMBER
MY HUNLEY KIT HAS ARRIVED! WOW! WAIT TIL YOU SEE THE PICTURES! VISIT AGAIN, SOON.
OUR  1/144 RESIN SUBMARINE MODEL KIT
WE ARE NOW SELLING THE Y-KRAFT 1/144 SCALE
 IJN "A TARGET"  TYPE A MIDGET SUBMARINE KIT.
CHECK IT OUT ON ITS NEW PAGE.
KIT SALES PAGES
  RESIN DIORAMA BASE FOR 1/144 SCALE MODEL
SUBMERSIBLES AND SUBMARINES
DIORAMA BASE KIT FEATURES A 1/144 SCALE BREWSTER BUFFALO HALF-BURIED IN THE OCEAN FLOOR, OR DRY LAND DEPENDING ON CHOICE OF SUBJECT. THE KIT INCLUDES AN AEROCLUB MODELS METAL PROPELLER AND A COMPLETE SET OF
 Y-KRAFT DECALS FOR TWO DIFFERENT BUFFALO PAINT SCHEMES.
THE MODELER CAN CUSTOMISE THE DIORAMA BASE TO SUIT. 
FOR A WWII DISPLAY, THE WRECK WILL LOOK MORE "FRESH."
TO DISPLAY A MODERN SUBMERSIBLE, THE WRECK WOULD APPEAR MORE DETERIORATED. 
THIS WILL BE FUN TO WORK ON!

OF COURSE THE BUFFALO DIORAMA BASE CAN ALSO BE USED TO DISPLAY LAND DIORAMAS WITH VEHICLES, ETC
SEE OUR BUFFALO KIT PAGE
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NO TWO ALIKE
THEY MAKE GREAT GIFTS 
"LOOKS LIKE METAL, BUT IT'S NOT" 
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NAVY DIVER EMBLEM PLAQUE
 6 X 7 ON 9 X 12 WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.
                                                                                                         $24.95
NAVY DIVER EMBLEM
 6 X 7  AGED METAL FINISH.                                                           $19.95
DIVING OFFICER EMBLEM [PICTURED]
 6 X 7 ON 9 X 12 WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT GOLD METAL FINISH.     $24.95
MASTER DIVER EMBLEM [W/O PLAQUE] PICTURES SOON
 6 X 7  BRIGHT SILVER METAL FINISH.                                                         $19.95
7" SUBMARINER DOLPHINS  
 AGED METAL FINISH.                                                $11.95
7" SUBMARINER DOLPHINS, OFFICER  
 BRIGHT GOLD METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
7" SUBMARINER DOLPHINS, ENLISTED  
 BRIGHT SILVER METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
7" SURFACE WARFARE, OFFICER  
 AGED METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
7" SURFACE WARFARE, OFFICER  
 BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
7" SURFACE WARFARE, ENLISTED
 AGED METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
7" SURFACE WARFARE, ENLISTED  
 BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                                                                         $11.95
12" WWII SUBMARINER DOLPHINS 
 AGED METAL FINISH.                                                                         $29.95
12" WWII SUBMARINER DOLPHINS, OFFICER  
BRIGHT GOLD METAL FINISH.                                                                         $29.95
12" WWII SUBMARINER DOLPHINS, ENLISTED 
 BRIGHT SILVER METAL FINISH                                                                      $29.95
4" UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM EMBLEM
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.                            $14.95
4 " UDT  EMBLEM   AGED METAL FINISH.                                 $9.95
4" UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM EMBLEM
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                            $14.95
4 " UDT  EMBLEM   BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                                 $9.95
4" U.S.NAVY EMBLEM
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.                            $14.95
4 " US NAVY  EMBLEM   AGED  METAL FINISH.                        $9.95
4" U.S.NAVY EMBLEM
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                            $14.95
4 " US NAVY  EMBLEM   BRIGHT  METAL FINISH.                        $9.95
NAVY DIVER AND SUBMARINER DOLPHINS
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
MASTER DIVER AND SURFACE WARFARE OFFICER
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
MASTER DIVER AND ENLISTED SURFACE WARFARE  
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE AGED METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
DIVING OFFICER  AND SUB OFFICER DOLPHINS
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT GOLD METAL FINISH.                         $34.95
MASTER DIVER AND ENLISTED SUB DOLPHINS
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT  SILVER METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
DIVING OFFICER AND SURFACE WARFARE OFFICER
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
MASTER DIVER AND ENLISTED SURFACE WARFARE 
  ON  WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT GOLD AND SILVER METAL FINISH.                            $34.95
PHOTO SOON!
PHOTO SOON!
PHOTO SOON!
PHOTO SOON!
LARGE 12 INCH SIZE
NEW NAUTICAL MILITARIA
DECOR  ITEMS!
$19.00
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7"  NAVAL PILOT WINGS BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                  $11.95
7"  NAVAL PILOT WINGS AGED  METAL FINISH.                  $11.95
5"  NAVAL PILOT WINGS BRIGHT METAL FINISH.       $5.95
5"  NAVAL PILOT WINGS AGED  METAL FINISH.        $5.95
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5"  NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER WINGS BRIGHT METAL FINISH.                  $5.95
5"  NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER WINGS AGED  METAL FINISH.                   $5.95
LARGE 12 INCH WWII SUBMARINER DOLPHINS
MORE RESIN EMBLEMS!
EMBLEMS ON WOOD PLAQUES
 
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MOVIE MOCK-UP
THE REAL ONE
FIVE INCH U.S. NAVAL WINGS
COMBINATION PLAQUES
ASK ABOUT CUSTOM ORDERS, 
 

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 PLEASE NOTE: ALL ITEMS IN "AGED METAL" FINISH WILL HAVE THE SAME BRONZE BASE COLOR WITH GREEN PATINA.                                                                        
SPACE FOR YOUR NAMEPLATE
[NOT INCLUDED]
 PLEASE NOTE: ALL ITEMS IN "AGED METAL" FINISH WILL HAVE THE SAME BRONZE BASE COLOR WITH GREEN PATINA.  NEW PHOTOS SOON!                                                                      
                                      WE GOT IT  WRONG! 
          MASTER DIVER EMBLEM SHOULD BE IN SILVER FINISH 
                         DIVING OFFICER EMBLEMS ARE GOLD
                                        NEW PHOTOS SOON! 
                                      WE GOT IT  WRONG! 
          MASTER DIVER EMBLEM SHOULD BE IN SILVER FINISH 
                         DIVING OFFICER EMBLEMS ARE GOLD
                                        NEW PHOTOS SOON! 
                                      WE GOT IT  WRONG! 
          MASTER DIVER EMBLEM SHOULD BE IN SILVER FINISH 
                         DIVING OFFICER EMBLEMS ARE GOLD
                                        NEW PHOTOS SOON! 
                                      WE GOT IT  WRONG! 
          MASTER DIVER EMBLEM SHOULD BE IN SILVER FINISH 
                         DIVING OFFICER EMBLEMS ARE GOLD
                                        NEW PHOTOS SOON! 
DIVING OFFICER EMBLEM [W/O PLAQUE]
 6 X 7  BRIGHT GOLD METAL FINISH.                                                         $19.95
MASTER DIVER EMBLEM [SAME EMBLEM IN SILVER PICTURES SOON!]
 6 X 7 ON 9 X 12 WOOD PLAQUE BRIGHT SILVER METAL FINISH.     $24.95
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