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David Bushnell (1740-1826)


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David Bushnell (1740-1826) New Georgia Encyclopedia: David Bushnell (1740-1826)

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NGE >> History and Archaeology >> Revolution and Early Republic, 1775-1800 >> People >> David Bushnell (1740-1826)
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David Bushnell (1740-1826)
David Bushnell is credited as the inventor of the submarine, which was first used to launch explosives against British ships during the American Revolution (1775-83). 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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In his will to the prime benefactor, George Hargraves of Augusta, Bush revealed himself as David Bushnell, inventor of the submarine.
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Today, Bushnell is credited with the advent of submarine warfare and, in recognition of his contributions, his adopted state declared August 2, 2004, as David Bushnell Day.


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David Bushnell

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