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Civil War Lecture: Advancements in Maritime Technology in the 1800s

January 14, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Advancements in Maritime Technology in the 1800s

Presented by Lesley Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor Center

Lecture begins at 2:30 PM

Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats online –see each lecture below, or call (757) 952-0466 or email

The decades surrounding the American Civil War saw great advancement in naval technology. New military hull designs merged with civilian inventions from the Industrial Revolution to modernize the navies of the world. Join Lesley Haines as she discusses innovations of the time including those on the USS Monitor, the HMS Warrior, and the FS La Glorie.


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January 14, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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The Mariners’ Museum
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Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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