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Hunley, as fitted during her final mission in February Based on drawings by Michael Crisafulli, and a concept.

civilwar ironclads | Cannonballs vs Ironclads. | American Civil War Forums

Did any round normal-like regular circular cannon balls ever penetrate the armor of a Civil War ironclad?

Honoring the #USSMonitor Sailor's sacrifice 150+ after the ship sunk

This Friday, the at for the recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck. The date of the interment honors Monitor's role in the 151 years ago.

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CSS Virginia, circa 1862.

CSS Virginia [ironclad warship, Civil War], aka CSS Merrimack after the wooden ship that was purposefully scuttled in shallow water to provide the below-line hull. Launched first year of the American Civil War

The U.S.S. Cairo, Civil War Ironclad, Sunk on Dec 12, 1862, in 12 min. on the Yazoo River with 168 men on board (no casualties). Was brought up off the river bottom 102 yrs later in 1964 Vicksburg MS (National Park) Aug 1994

Cairo, Civil War Ironclad, Sunk on Dec in 12 min. on the Yazoo River with 168 men on board (no casualties). Was brought up off the river bottom 102 yrs later in 1964 Vicksburg MS (National Park) Aug 1994

H Hunley Civil War | civil war confederate David submersible

Hunley was a submarine of the Confederate States of America that played a small part in the American Civil War, but a large role in the history of naval warfare. It was the first combat submarine to sink an enemy warship.

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