Ironclad Rams off Laird's Shipyard, Liverpool, England

Date:
April 30, 1864
Publisher/Studio:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated News
Description (physical):

Woodblock engraving.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0102
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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The Sinking Of The <i>Cumberland</i>

Creator:
J.O. Davidson, artist; J. Duthie, engraver

Fatally rammed by Virginia, the sloop Cumberland fired futilely on the ironclad until rising waters forced the crew to abandon the guns.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0067
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Scientific American Ironclad Article

The first battle between ironclads was sensational news. On March 22, 1862, Scientific American not only devoted several pages to the Battle of Hampton Roads, but also described the construction of both ships and provided an editorial on Monitor's success.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0069
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

The Old Steam Navy, Volume Ii

Date:
1990
Creator:
Donald L. Canney
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Traces the evolutions of ironclad design in the US Navy during the mid-19th century, with brief service histories of many vessels.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VA55.C28 Vol. II, LCCN: 89-13675
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum