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USS Monitor Model Ship

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USS Monitor Ship Model
USS Monitor Model

USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy. She is most famous for her participation in the first-ever naval battle between two ironclad warships, the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862, during the American Civil War, in which Monitor fought the ironclad CSS Virginia of the Confederate States Navy.

Monitor was the first in a long line of Monitor-class U.S. warships and the term “monitor” describes a broad class of craft.

Ironclads were only a recent innovation, started with the 1859 French battleship La Gloire. Afterwards, the design of ships and the nature of naval warfare changed dramatically.

Monitor was one of three ironclad warships ordered by the U.S. Navy, after Galena and New Ironsides.

Designed by the Swedish engineer John Ericsson, Monitor was described as a “cheesebox on a raft”, consisting of a heavy round revolving iron gun turret on the deck, housing two 11-inch ( 28 cm ) Dahlgren guns, paired side by side...

Dimensions (L x W x H): 14.0" x 4.5" x 5.0"
Item # HII-2C
$249 + S&H

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