The USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steamship. Built during the American Civil
War, she was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Union Navy.
Join us at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as we team with the National Park Service
to showcase the USS Monitor and the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.
Few ships in American naval history have been so highly acclaimed as USS
Monitor, a vessel that transformed naval warfare with its revolving turret.
USS Monitor (1862) - The USS Monitor became a legend when she tangled with
the seemingly unstoppable Confederate CSS Virginia during the American Civil ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... Sixteen men were lost when the USS Monitor went down in a storm off Cape
Hatteras on Dec. 31, 1862.
The USS Monitor was one of the first ironclads built for the Union Navy. She
fought the CSS Virginia at the momentous Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9,
Introduction. What does the famed ironclad ship the USS Monitor have to do with
Madison, Connecticut? Well, she was, one could argue, practically born here.
Feb 25, 2014 ... It's March 8, 1862 and an epic battle of the Civil War is underway in the waters off
Hampton Roads, Virginia. The Confederate CSS Virginia ...
May 15, 2015 ... CIVIL WAR, USS Monitor. Brigitta Smith. SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe 5757.
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Nov 16, 2010 ... Ironclad warship USS Monitor with historic data & RC action !