Photo #: NH 91891
The "Stevens Battery"
Engraved plan of a section of the ship's side armor, showing armor support, backing and 10-inch iron armor, as planned for installation in 1874. This armor scheme reflects the ship's ultimate configuration, with a monitor-type armored extension around the hull at the waterline. Published in the book: "The Stevens Ironclad Battery", in 1874.
The original volume is held by the Navy Department Library.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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17 April 2002