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Thomas W. Parks
Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 15, 1863

Builder of the H. L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink an enemy war ship. Thomas W. Parks owned the Parks and Lyons Machine Shop, Mobile, Alabama. This shop is where the sub was designed and constructed. On October 15, 1863, during a test run, Parks died along with his crewmates when the H.L. Hunley was accidentally trapped on the bottom of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. (bio by: Stonewall) 
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Hunley Plot
 
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Originally Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Feb 09, 2004
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Thomas W. Parks
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Thomas W. Parks
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