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?

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

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 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.

USS Monitor - American Civil War Ironclad

First of its Kind: USS Monitor

USS Monitor - American Civil War Ironclad

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...

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.

American Civil War: USS Monitor: USS Monitor, 1862

First of its Kind: USS Monitor

American Civil War: USS Monitor: USS Monitor, 1862

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 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 Engine in Conservation Tank by rlkitterman.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

USS Monitor Engine in Conservation Tank by rlkitterman.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Full scale replica of the USS Monitor at the Mariners Museum and Park, Newport News, Va. [2048x1403]

Full scale replica of the USS Monitor at the Mariners Museum and Park, Newport News, Va. [2048x1403]

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