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.
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.
On Dec. the Union ironclad ship USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N., during a storm. Sixteen members of the crew were lost.
December 1862 -- the day the USS Monitor sank. December 2012 marks the anniversary of the loss of this famed Civil War ironclad, a.
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.
USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States…