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)
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