The Sinking of the USS Monitor

The USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C., in a Dec. 31, 1862 storm. Sixteen crewmen perished, including several lost in a valiant rescue effort.

( Courtesy of The Mariners┬┐ Museum. / June 29, 2004 )

The USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C., in a Dec. 31, 1862 storm. Sixteen crewmen perished, including several lost in a valiant rescue effort.

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