USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steamship. Built during the American Civil War,
she was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Union Navy. Monitor is ...
On July 15, 1942, America had been in World War II for less than a year, but the
fight had already come to the nation's shores with U-boat attacks along the East ...
USS Monitor and CSS Virginia meet at Hampton Roads, VA. This is the first fight
between the ironclads. Neither ship wins the battle, but both prove the power of ...
Few ships in American naval history have been so highly acclaimed as USS
Monitor, a vessel that transformed naval warfare with its revolving turret.
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 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,
Aug 26, 2016 ... USS Monitor (1862) - The USS Monitor became a legend when she tangled with
the seemingly unstoppable Confederate CSS Virginia during ...
On this day in History, U.S.S. Monitor sinks on Dec 30, 1862. Learn more about
what happened today on History.
USS Monitor , a 987-ton armored turret gunboat, was built at New York to the
design of John Ericsson . She was the first of what became a large number of ...