3 edition of Monitor & the Merrimac found in the catalog.
Monitor & the Merrimac
David R. Smith
|Statement||by David R. Smith.|
|Series||UCLA Library occasional papers, no. 15, UCLA Library occasional paper,, no. 15|
|LC Classifications||Z733 .C15753 no. 15|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||79625185|
The Merrimac (Virginia) sat at the mouth of the James River for another month, preventing Union ships from entering the river and moving against the Confederate capital in Richmond. But after Union troops retook the Norfolk shipyard in May, the ironclad became a sitting iron duck. This depiction of the Monitor (foreground) and the Merrimac shows the Monitor’s low hull and rotating two-gun turret. The previous day, the Merrimac had sunk two wooden Union frigates and captured another, nearly ending the Union blockade of Norfolk, Virginia. Though this duel of ironclads left both ships damaged, the Monitor preserved the blockade.
The Monitor took up position to fire on the stern of the boat. The Merrimack stoked up it’s engines to the danger point to get the power they needed to break free of the ground. The Merrimack attempted to ram the Monitor but the faster Monitor was able to maneuver away causing the Merrimack to skim the back of the boat. Book/Printed Material The description of the fight between the Monitor and Merrimac on the 9th of March, About this Item. Title The description of the fight between the Monitor and Merrimac on the 9th of March, Contributor Names Collum, Richard S. (Richard Strader) Greene, Samuel Dana,
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Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, naval engagement during the American Civil War on March 9,at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbor at the mouth of the James River, notable as history’s first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of a new era of naval warfare.
The Merrimac (Virginia) and Monitor were truly revolutionary vessels. Covered with Iron, they were impervious to the shot and shell of most cannons of the the s.
Britain (Warrior) and Monitor & the Merrimac book (Glorie) also were developing their "ironclad" vessels but these were traditional "ships of the line" with iron covering the wood interiors/5(77).
I read and reread The Monitor and the Merrimac when I was young. It is an engaging story of the people surrounding the Union and Confederate navies during the Civil War. It starts with the development of the Iron Clads and talks about how John Ericsson came to suggest the revolutionary design of the Monitor/5(4).
The Monitor and the Merrimac book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was cur /5. 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 are Tom Carroll & Captain Ericsson/5. THE MERRIMAC AND THE MONITOR. Told by H.
Ashton Ramsay, Major C.S.A., Chief Engineer of the "Merrimac" The Merrimac was built in as a full-rigged war-frigate, of thirty-one hundred tons' burden, with auxiliary steam power to be used only in case of head winds.
She was a hybrid from her birth, marking the transition from sails to steam as well as from wooden. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Iron Thunder: The Battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac by Avi, Unknown | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(8).
By Arthur Mokin, Amazon Digital Services LLC, Original Publisher, Presidio Press, Novato CA, () Reviewed by Robert P. Largess. Searching “Monitor and Merrimac” on Amazon brought up twenty-five books of popular history or historical fiction, seventeen of which were in print or available on Kindle, including Arthur Mokin’s novel, Ironclad.
Seeing the Merrimac retreat, knowing that the Minnesota was safe, the Monitor pulled toward the town of Newport News. As we nosed toward town, folk and soldiers cheered and hurrahed.
It felt like the whole world had come to see us. Pretty soon our deck was crowded with generals and officers congratulating us on our victory, treating us like heroes. 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 Speed: 6 knots (11 km/h; mph). Congress played an active role during the Civil War (–) through legislation, appropriations, and oversight.
InCongress encouraged development of the ironclad warship the U.S.S. ed by Swedish-American engineer John Ericsson, it was tested in an epic encounter with the Merrimac, a Union ship the Confederates had captured, fitted.
William Allen White Children's Book Award,nominee. Reviews. Publishers Weekly: “The spectacular clash with the Merrimac caps this intense and action-packed account of a battle that changed the course of naval warfare.
Illustrated with period engravings, this is gripping historical fiction from a keenly imagined perspective.”. Get this from a library. The Monitor and the Merrimac. [Fletcher Pratt; John O'Hara Cosgrave, II] -- Authentic naval history of the Civil War is brought out in this account of an inventor, of proud ships and the men who made up the crews--H.W.
Wilson. The author of many excellent marine histories has reconstructed the unique ventures in ship building and warfare in the Civil War, poring over the engineering details and shell exchanges with the loving attention boys particularly will enjoy.
Not only is a careful account given of the battle between the Merrimac and the ""cheese box on a raft"", but also of the predecessors and. History >> Civil War The Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack is famous because it was the first clash between ironclad warships.
This battle changed the future of naval warfare. It took place on March 8, and March 9, First Battle of Iron Ships of War by Henry Bill. The Monitor and Merrimac Created / Published [no date recorded on shelflist card] Notes Pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania | Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described The fourth part has separate t.-p.:.
The Monitor and the Merrimac: both sides of the story John Lorimer Worden, Samuel Dana Greene, H. Ashton Ramsay, Eugene Winslow Watson Harper, - Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., - 72 pages. The Battle of Hampton Roads, also known as the Battle of the ironclads, occurred on March 9, between the U.S.S.
Monitor and the Merrimack (C.S.S. Virginia) during the American Civil War ( The Monitor and the Merrimack faced off in a duel in the harbor at Hampton Roads, Virginia.
The event represented the beginning of a new era of naval warfare. “The Monitor and the Merrimac” is a unique historical account of the first-hand experiences and perspectives of soldiers on each of the two ships/5(45).
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