David Bushnell

  • American


David Bushnell was an American inventor who is notable for designing an early submarine known as the Turtle. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1776/09/06 Sergeant Ezra Lee, in David Bushnell's one-man submarine, Turtle, unsuccessfully tries to attach mines to Admiral Richard Howe's flagship, HMS Eagle, anchored near Governors Island Naval Architect Governors Island Invention of the Submarine
1781/10/19 British garrison at Yorktown marches to Surrender Field to lay down their arms. One hour later, the garrison at Gloucester Point surrenders. American Captain Yorktown Battlefield Yorktown, VA Siege of Yorktown
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