James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

Mine Barrage Used in Revolutionary War

American, David Bushnell invented a mine barrage consisting of floating kegs containing explosives, equipped with a gunlock and hammer that would ignite ships upon contact. Continue reading

American Turtle Was the First War Submarine

The war submarine American Turtle was built by American inventor David Bushnell of Saybrook, CT, USA in 1776. Continue reading