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.

uss_monitor_at_sea Shipwrecked: 7 Losses at Sea that Changed the Course of History

Shipwrecked: 7 Losses at Sea that Changed the Course of History

Image of USS Monitor at sea, according to one source. Not sure I agree, but the image is pretty enough, and it's surprisingly hard to get a decent period image of the ship.

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

March Cival War Ironclads USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, battle to a draw on the James River.

On Dec. 30, 1862, the Union ironclad ship USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C., during a storm. Sixteen members of the crew were lost.

Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017

On Dec. the Union ironclad ship USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N., during a storm. Sixteen members of the crew were lost.

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.

Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia

The Time Portals War of when time travel was new and there was conflict over access. Here rival steampunk ironclads fight over access to the dimension. Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia

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.

Honoring the #USSMonitor Sailor's sacrifice 150+ after the ship sunk

This Friday, the at for the recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck. The date of the interment honors Monitor's role in the 151 years ago.

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 the ironclad’s turret were laid to rest.

Russ Holm - Union Navy USS Monitor Gun Turret - Austin Scale Modelers Society Gallery

Interior of the Monitor's turret. It fought the Confederate ship CSS Virginia…

USS Monitor crew in James River, 1862

Hey there, sailor.

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

Featured Artifact Gun Carriages The USS Monitor’s turret was armed with two XI-inch Dahlgren guns resting on specially designed gun carriages. These carriages are composite... Read more

Featured Artifact Gun Carriages The USS Monitor’s turret was armed with two XI-inch Dahlgren guns resting on specially designed gun carriages. These carriages are composite.

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.

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