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Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia

Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia -- later than my story by a few decades, but people were thinking about this type of warfare for a long time, and Cordelia's theoretical designs for an armored ship aren't farfetched for

USS Monitor on the left approaches broadside to the CSS Virginia.Check it out!

The first Naval battle between two iron clad gunboats. March The American Civil War. Ironclads USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, battle to a draw on the James River.

USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy during the American Civil War.[2] She is most famous for her participation in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862, the first-ever battle fought between two ironclads. The Monitor fought the ironclad CSS Virginia (the former frigate USS Merrimack) of the Confederate States Navy.

USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States…

USS Monitor Gun Turret  Credit: The Mariners' Museum  The recovered gun turret of the USS Monitor, where the skeletons of two Civil War sailors were found.

Civil War Shipwreck: Photos of the USS Monitor

USS Monitor Gun Turret Credit: The Mariners' Museum The recovered gun turret of the USS Monitor, where the skeletons of two Civil War sailors were found.

Cutaway diagram of the USS Monitor. USS Monitor was innovative in several respects, including the first 360-degree rotating armored gun turret on an operational warship. All but 18 in of the hull was completely underwater and was protected by an armored "belt". Her keel was laid on 25 October 1861, and she was launched 118 days later.

Cutaway diagram of the USS Monitor. USS Monitor was innovative in several…

USS Monitor   The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States of America, consisting of the Northern State...

USS Monitor The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States of America, consisting of the Northern State.

USS Monitor crew in James River, 1862

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USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States…

Ironclad warships, the precursors of the modern navy, really came into their own during the American Civil War. Description from christmastree25.tk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Iron clad ships were special types of war vessels that were used in the post civil war era in the United States. New technology blended with robust design made Iron clad ships as one of the best naval ships in the maritime history.

Detail of the USS Monitor - Cut away of the turret showing its two Dalgreen guns.

Detail of the USS Monitor - Cut away of the turret showing its two Dalgreen guns.

USS Monitor: From 1861 to Now

Honoring the USS Monitor - Sailor's sacrifice after the ship sunk

This comparison of the CSS Virginia and USS Monitor (in the foreground) shows the significant size differential between these two famous combatants.  Where the Virginia was built on the hull of the Merrimack, the USS Monitor was built from the keel up.  © James Gurney

Learn more about the historical significance of the Battle of Hampton Roads, the USS Monitor, and the CSS Virginia.

One hundred and fifty-one years after the Civil War ship the USS Monitor sank off the North Carolina coast, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad’s turret were buried Friday evening at Arlington National Cemetery.    This 1862 photo provided by The Mariners' Museum shows crew sitting on the deck of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor.

151 Years After They Perished At Sea, Civil War Soldiers Buried At Arlington National Cemetary

One hundred and fifty-one years after the Civil War ship the USS Monitor sank off the North Carolina coast, two unknown crewmen found in.

Cutaway diagram of the USS Monitor. USS Monitor was innovative in several respects, including the first 360-degree rotating armored gun turret on an operational warship. All but 18 in of the hull was completely underwater and was protected by an armored "belt". Her keel was laid on 25 October 1861, and she was launched 118 days later.

Cutaway diagram of the USS Monitor. USS Monitor was innovative in several…

Crew of the USS Monitor: Could Sailor Jacob Nicklis Be One of the Mystery Skeletons? when a spoon is a clue

Crew of the USS Monitor: Could Sailor Jacob Nicklis Be One of the Mystery Skeletons?

December 1862 -- the day the USS Monitor sank. December 2012 marks the anniversary of the loss of this famed Civil War ironclad, a.

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