Photo #: NH 577
USS Monitor (1862)
View on deck looking forward on the starboard side, while the ship was in the James River, Virginia, 9 July 1862. The turret, with the muzzle of one of Monitor's two XI-inch Dahlgren smoothbore guns visible, is at left, with the armored pilothouse beyond. Note dents in turret armor (far left) from hits by Confederate heavy guns.
Officers standing at right are Second Assistant Engineer Albert B. Campbell (with arms folded) and Acting Volunteer Lieutenant William Flye (with binoculars).
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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21 March 2001