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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.|
|102k||Line engraving by G. Perkins, published in Harper's Weekly/i>, 7 February 1863, depicting Weehawken riding out a heavy storm off the Atlantic coast on 20 January 1863, in a test of the monitor's seaworthiness.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 58710.|
|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.|
|62k||"The Ericsson Devil and Weehawken". Engraving published inHarper's Weekly/i>, January-June 1863, depicting Weehawken pushing the mine-clearing raft designed by John Ericsson for use in Charleston harbor, South Carolina.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 59387.|
|150k||Attack on Fort Sumter, 7 April 1863. Line engraving, after a sketch by W.T. Crane, published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 171, depicting Weehawken firing on Fort Sumter during the attack.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 59275.|
|150k||Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 173, depicting the "Bombardment of Fort Sumter, as seen from the Lookout of the Turret" of Weehawken. This may represent the 7 April 1863 attack on Fort Sumter.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 59273.|
|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.|
|588k||Line engraving depicting Weehawken on 2 May 1863.||Photograph from The Illustrated London News, Volume 42, # 1201, pg. 472, courtesy of Tommy Trampp.|
|101k||"U.S. Monitor 'Weehawken' and Confederate Ram 'Atlanta'." Phototype by F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa the later 19th Century. This print depicts the capture of CSS Atlanta (at left) by Weehawken, in Wassaw Sound, Georgia, 17 June 1863.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 58896.|
|258k||CSS Atlanta, Weehawken & Nahant, in Wassaw Sound, Georgia, 17 June 1863.||Photo courtesy of i.pinimg.com|
|61k||George Cook's photograph of Union ironclads firing on Fort Moultrie, S.C., believed to be the world's first combat photograph.
Monitors engage Confederate batteries on Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina. Photographed from one of the Confederate emplacements, the ships are identified as (from left to right): Weehawken, Montauk and Passaic. The monitor on the right appears to be firing its guns. Date is given as 8 September 1863, when other U.S. Navy ships were providing cover for Weehawken, which had gone aground on the previous day. She was refloated on the 8th after receiving heavy gunfire from the Confederate fortifications.
|Photo courtesy of the Cook Collection, Valentine Richmond History.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph USNHC # NH 51964.
|76k||Weehawken engraving published in Harper's Weekly/i>, 3 February 1866 as part of a larger print entitled "The Iron-clad Navy of the United States.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 61430.|
|99k||19th Century photograph of an artwork, depicting Weehawken in stormy seas.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 60351.|
|95k||Wash drawing by R.G. Skerrett, 1902, depicting the Weehawken in heavy seas.||Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 75618.|
|78k||19th Century engraving depicting Weehawken in a harbor.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 73852.|
|101k||Line engraving, based on a sketch by W.T. Crane, published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 184, depicting Weehawken foundering off Charleston, South Carolina. Dates featured in the original engraving are incorrect.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 58709.|
|107k||Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 184, depicting the rescue of Weehawken's survivors, off Charleston, South Carolina. The large broadside ironclad in the left middle distance is New Ironsides.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 58707.|
|85k||The Weehawken Grave." Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 184, depicting the smokestack top of the sunken Weehawken, shortly after she foundered off Charleston, South Carolina, on 6 December 1863.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 58708.|
|NR||THE LOSS OF THE MONITOR WEEHAWKEN.||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.|
Photo by The Washington Herald. (Washington, D.C.) 1906-1939, 06 December 1913, Image 10, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|476k||Diagram of Weehawken & a explanation of her loss as it appeared in Harper's Weekly, January 1864.||Photo courtesy of onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu via Tommy Trampp.|
|283k||Wrecks of the Patapsco & Weehawken.||Photo courtesy of artsandsciences.sc.edu via Tommy Trampp.|
|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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