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|39k||Plan of turret for Passaic class monitors. The port stoppers can be seen clearly in this drawing.||Photo courtesy of "Monitors of the U.S. Navy, 1861-1937", pg 11, by Lt. Richard H. Webber, USNR-R. (LOC) Library of Congress, Catalog Card No. 77-603596.|
|61k||Propeller and rudder arrangement of the Passaic class.||Photo courtesy of "Monitors of the U.S. Navy, 1861-1937", pg 13, by Lt. Richard H. Webber, USNR-R. (LOC) Library of Congress, Catalog Card No. 77-603596.|
|107k||"Panoramic View of Charleston Harbor. -- Advance of Ironclads to the Attack, 7 April, 1863" Line engraving published in "The Soldier in our Civil War", Volume II, page 172, with a key to individual ships and land features shown. U.S. Navy ships present are (from left to center): Keokuk, Nahant, Nantucket, Catskill, New Ironsides, Patapsco, Montauk, Passaic and Weehawken.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 59269.|
|648k||Ironclads in Action
Sketch of Charleston Harbor, showing placement of US Navy Ironclads during the attack in April 1863 (from top to bottom):
|Photo courtesy of Tommy Trampp.|
|66k||Lithograph of the Nantucket, by Endicott & Company, New York, published circa the mid-1860s.||Courtesy of Charles Moran, 1935. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 1353.|
|963k||Low resolution of the Nantucket photographed circa the 1880s or 1890s, high resolution here.||Low res photo via U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 66760-A.
High res Photo from The American Navy with Introduction and Descriptive Text - Reproductions of Photographs - Belford, Middlebrook & Co. - Chicago, 1898, submitted by Thomas Becher.
|71k||Civil War Ironclads at Sea. Chromolithograph by Armstrong & Company, after an 1893 watercolor by Fred S. Cozzens, published in Our Navy -- Its Growth and Achievements, 1897. Ships depicted are (from left to right): Monadnock class twin-turret monitor; Passaic class single-turret monitor (in foreground); Naugatuck; Keokuk; New Ironsides and Nantucket||Collection of Captain Glenn Howell, USN, 1974. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 464-KN.|
|442k||CDR Harry H. Hosley in command of the Nantucket in 1893. PDF article regarding the perilous trip to North Carolina to turn the Nantucket as a training ship.||Detroit Publishing Company & PDF courtesy of Bill Gonyo.|
|NR||UNCLE SAM'S FLEET OF MONITORS.|
In case of war with Spain, the monitor fleet would be of great value to Uncle Sam as coast defenders. Monitors are poor seagoing ships, but are very effective in the defense of seaboard cities.
First row: Wyandotte & Passaic, second row: Nantucket, Amphitrite (BM-2) & Miantonomah (BM-5); third row; Ajax.
|Image and text provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI.|
Photo by The Hawaiian Gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, 22 April 1898, Image 3, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|376k||A guest studies a painting depicting the history of battleships. The artwork was painted by George Skybeck and presented to the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association during their annual banquet at Honolulu, Hawaii, on 8 December 1991.||USN photo # DN-SC-92-05391, by PHC Carolyn Harris, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
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