Vol. VI, Episode 27
Historian Andrew Roscoe visits with Will to share more information with us about the US Navy's monitor warships.
Monitor Types & Classes
Coastal Monitors: Used to Patrol Coastal areas
- Passiac Class
- Onondaga Class
Ocean Going Monitors: Used to Sail in Open Water
- Dictator Class
River Monitors: Used to Patrol River areas
- Neosho Class
Resources & Further Reading
These next links are books on maritime history.
Aboard the USS Monitor: 1862 - The Letters of Acting Paymaster William Frederick Keeler, US Navy, to his wife Anna (Naval Letters Series, Vol. 1)
A Year on a Monitor and the Destruction of Ft. Sumter (Studies in Maritime History)
The following links are articles written by fellow maritime historians and archaeologists about Monitor type ships.
The Mariner's Museum & Park - The USS Roanoke: The Three-Turreted Monster
The Mariner's Museum & Park - Meet the black crew members of the USS Monitor
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