::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
Monitor
Code - AU10
1.75  
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Description - U.S.S. MONITOR AU10 Monitor was the first turreted warship and engaged the C.S.S. Virginia in the inconclusive battle of Hampton Roads on 10-5-1862. She sank in a gale on 1 December 1862. Dimensions 179 x 42 x 12 Armament 2 x 11 Dahlgren S.B. Armour 5 Iron with 26 Wood Backing on Sides, and 8 Iron on turret. Speed 6 knots (usual Best speed 3 knots)