January 30, 1862: Launching of the Monitor

157 years ago, naval history turned a page with the launching of the iron clad USS Monitor after a rushed construction of 118 days.  The above video is a 1/16th scale operating model of the engine that powered the Monitor.  Go here to view the USS Monitor Center at the Mariner’s Museum. (more…)

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