3 edition of My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor. found in the catalog.
|Statement||By Frank B. Butts.|
|Series||Personal narratives of the battles of the rebellion, being papers read before the Rhode Island soldiers and sailors historical society., no. 4|
|LC Classifications||E464 .R47|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||23|
|LC Control Number||07034277|
IRONCLAD The U.S.S. Monitor, designed by John Ericsson, was not just the Union's first ironclad vessel but an entirely new kind of , conservators work in . The Battle of Hampton Roads, also referred to as the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Virginia) or the Battle of Ironclads, was a famous and arguably most important naval battle of the American Civil was fought over two days, March 8–9, , in Hampton Roads, a roadstead in Virginia where the Elizabeth and Nansemond rivers meet the James River just before it enters Chesapeake Location: Off Sewell's Point (modern-day Norfolk), near .
Indeed, for the first four days, there seemed to be nothing amiss as the story ocean liner powered south through the East China Sea. As it did, . 9, , between the North’s Monitor and the South’s Virginia (formerly the Merrimack) was the first battle ever waged between ironclads. Also, the first sinking of a warship by a submarine occurred on Febru , when the Confederate submersible Hunley sank .
First Account of the Sea Fleet of Ocean Vessels. THIRTEEN OCEAN MONSTERS FITTING OUT. they were built for no other purpose than to cruise at sea, and to . It’s March 8, and an epic battle of the Civil War is underway in the waters off Hampton Roads, Virginia. The Confederate CSS Virginia faces off against its northern opponent, the USS Monitor. It’s the first time in history that two ironclad warships would meet.
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My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor (Personal narratives of the battles of the rebellion, being papers read before the Rhode Island soldiers and sailors historical society) Unknown Binding – Author: Francis Banister Butts. My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor.
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My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor. Butts, Francis B. (Francis Banister) Publication date. Topics. Butts, Francis B. (Francis Banister), Monitor (Ironclad) Collection. My first cruise at sea and the loss of the iron-clad Monitor Date: | Identifier: ER47 v. 1 pt. Published as Personal narratives of the battles of the Rebellion, v.
1 no. 4., about the sinking of the iron-clad Monitor off Cape Hatteras, N.C. more. Get this from a library. My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor. [Francis Banister Butts].
Paul Clancy was interviewed about his book [Ironclad: The Epic Battle, Calamitous Loss, and Historic Recovery of the USS Monitor], published. USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steam-powered ironclad warship built for the Union Navy (United States Navy) during the American Civil War (–), the first such ship commissioned by the Navy.
Monitor played a central role in the Battle of Hampton Roads on 9 Marchwhere, under the command of Lieutenant John L.
Worden, she fought the casemate ironclad CSS Virginia (built on the Speed: 6 knots (11 km/h; mph). Naval Architecture Analysis of the Civil War Ironclad CSS Virginia Nicholas Marickovich ABSTRACT This thesis presents the results of a naval architecture analysis of the Civil War Ironclad CSS Virginia, built by the Confederate States Navy to break the Union Blockade of Hampton Roads, and which engaged the USS Monitor on the second day of the Battle of Hampton Roads, March 9th, Meanwhile, the U.S.
Navy develops a flat-topped ironclad with a rotating turret, the U.S.S. Monitor. On March 8,the Virginia runs rampant in Hampton Roads, sinking the U.S.S.
Cumberland and running the U.S.S. Congress onto a sandbar. More than U.S. sailors are killed when the ship burns. In the world's first clash between iron-armored warships, Monitor and Virginia exchanged gunfire at close range for nearly four hours.
The events at Hampton Roads changed the world's navies. After centuries of dominating battles at sea, wooden, sail-powered warships would be rendered obsolete.
Page - In order to indicate clearly, but approximately only, the purpose in view, the author first considers the hypothetical cases of a long and a shorter ship, both of which are prismatic in a vertical sense.
The length of the long ship is seven times its breadth, and its horizontal sections consist of two triangles set base to base. The length of the short ship is five times its breadth 5/5(1). Ocean exploration is all about making new discoveries.
But sometimes the most fascinating findings of things of all is when things are rediscovered. The USS Monitor was a civil war ironclad warship that sank in Sixteen lives were lost.
It stayed there unseen and untouched for years until it was rediscovered in Author: Avi Iron Thunder By Nick Nourse This book takes place in the mid late s during the Civil War. On a naval ship called the Monitor.
This book is based on eye witness accounts and there really was a Tom Carroll on the monitor. The two main characters in this book /5. The Monitor Upon hearing about the South's new ironclad ship, the North hurried to build their own. With the help of inventor John Ericsson, the north quickly built the Monitor was completely protected with iron armor.
It only had two cannons, but these cannons were on a revolving turret, allowing them to be aimed directly at an enemy ship.
On March 9,USS Monitor, prototype of a new class of armored warships, fought the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads, Virginia, only a day after Virginia had ravaged the Union fleet blockading the James River.
The events at Hampton Roads changed the world’s by: 4. Crew of the original "Monitor" on her deck (Library of Congress). - Original negative is available: LC-B Medium 1 photographic print on stereo card: albumen ; 10 x 9 cm. My first cruise at sea and the loss of the ironclad Monitor.
On March 9,the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia met in the Battle of Hampton Roads—the first time ironclad vessels would engage each other in combat.
For four hours the two ships pummeled one another as thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers and civilians watched from the : Anna Gibson Holloway, Jonathan W. White. The USS Monitor was the first U.S. Navy ship to be made mostly of metal. She was an ironclad ship that was deployed during the Civil War.
The first battle between ironclads occurred at the Battle. Valhalla Rising book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Absolutely thrilling, a series of cruise ships are sunk at sea but not in any ordinary fashion, His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in The Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York, /5.
Monitor's successful battle with the Confederate ironclad Virginia on 9 Marchmade Ericsson a great hero in the North (see Battle of USS Monitor and CSS Virginia). For the remainder of the conflict, he was actively involved in designing and building a large series of "Monitor.USS SAMPSON Cruise Books: WestPac Cruise Book ; Inhe became the executive officer of the monitor PATAPSCO of the South Atlantic Blockading Station and engaged in sweeping torpedoes off Charleston.
He survived the loss of that ironclad on 15 Januarywhen she struck a torpedo, exploded, and sank with a loss of 75 lives.A monitor was a relatively small warship which was neither fast nor strongly armored but carried disproportionately large guns.
They were used by some navies from the s, during the First World War and with limited use in the Second World the Vietnam War they were used by the United States Navy. The Brazilian Navy's Parnaíba is the last monitor in service.