USS Monitor

Google Earth Tour of the USS Monitor


The Battle of the Ironclads



Below is a link to a Google Earth tour of the Civil War Ironclad USS Monitor.

Follow the USS Monitor from her construction and launch at Continental Iron Works at Greenpoint, Brooklyn to her fateful encounter with CSS Virginia, 9 March 1862 at the Battle of Hampton Roads.  See where she went down during rough seas off Cape Hatteras.  View the crews final resting place after her recovery by Navy and NOAA divers.

USS Monitor Google Earth Tour