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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 ...


During the Civil War, the idea of the USS Monitor was born amidst a nation in turmoil. After discovering the Confederate Navy was constructing an impenetrable ...


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 ...


Feb 13, 2013 ... Sixteen men were lost when the USS Monitor went down in a storm off Cape Hatteras on Dec. 31, 1862.


Few ships in American naval history have been so highly acclaimed as USS Monitor, a vessel that transformed naval warfare with its revolving turret.


On this day in History, U.S.S. Monitor sinks on Dec 30, 1862. Learn more about what happened today on History.


Mar 6, 2012 ... Forensic specialists have put faces to the remains of men who went down with the USS Monitor 150 years ago.


Aug 17, 2017 ... This page details the development and operational history of the USS Monitor ( 1862) Ironclad Gunboat including technical specifications and ...


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,  ...