Where's the Alligator?
August 18, 2004 11:24 AM Subscribe
It's out there someplace.
The NOAA and the Office of Naval Research are about to start searching for the U.S. Navy's first submarine, which went to the bottom of the Atlantic off Cape Hatteras in 1863. Unlike the Confederacy's CSS Hunley
, the USS Alligator
never saw action, but it's historically significant nonetheless. Perhaps it can be recovered, as its Rebel cousin