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Daily Archives: March 18, 2012

Ironclad Search Engines

With the 150 Anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads wrapped up I thought it would be fun to once again battle the two famous ironclads.  Luckily this battle will be less violent, less dangerous, and ultimately has no impact on the course of naval history. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! The […]

Monitor Log: 18 March 1862

Tuesday March 18, 1862                 Remarks.   From Midnight to 4 AM comes in with fine pleasant weather. and light airs from N.E.  a flame seen in the direction of Norfolk.                                                                                                                                                     Geo. Frederickson   From 4 to 8 A.M. light air from N.E. and clear pleasant weather.  Mechanics employed on board                                                                                                                                               William Flye   […]