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Daily Archives: February 15, 2012

Ironclads: “little or no use to the country”

An article in Scientific American entitled “THE NEW IRON-CLAD GUNBOATS” was printed February 15, 1862. In the article Congress confers on the making of an ironclad warship and how effective they will be.  There appears the editorial comment in that articles that says: “It appears to us that unless the new iron gunboats are designed […]