The USS Monitor: A pioneering model for education and outreach


In the summer of 2002, staff from NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (NOAA) and the U.S. Navy recovered USS Monitor's icon revolving gun turret from the Atlantic Ocean, successfully capping off a multi-year recovery of over 200 tons of artifacts from the wreck site of the Civil War ironclad. Since that time, NOAA and their partners at The Mariners… (More)


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