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NH 45208 USS Monongahela (1863-1908)

Photo #: NH 45208  USS Monongahela (1863-1908)
Title: USS Monongahela (1863-1908)
Description: Stranded at Frederikstad, St. Croix, Virgin Islands on 4 March 1868 after an unsuccessful launching attempt. She had been washed ashore by a tidal wave on 18 November 1867 and was finally refloated on 11 May 1868. Monongahela had received a bowsprit in her 1865 refit, but retains her original straight bow. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 45208
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