Iron from the Deep: The Discovery and Recovery of the USS Monitor

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Robert Sheridan has been of the Monitor story since the 1970s, when his research vessel first made sonar contact with the long-lost wreck of the famous Civil War ironclad, and he collected the first identifiable artifact. In this book he combines his firsthand perspective of the Monitor's discovery and efforts to save her artifacts with an authoritative history of the ship that revolutionized naval ship design. Opening chapters discuss the ship's construction, her successful battle with the Merrimac in 1862 that spelled the ...

Iron from the Deep: The Discovery and Recovery of the USS Monitor 2003, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781557504135

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