Naval History Magazine - December 2002 Vol. 16 Number 6

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For almost 140 years, the turret from the ironclad Monitor rested 240 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. The mysteries surrounding 30-31 December 1862, the...

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  • Raising the Turret
    By Justin Lyons

    For almost 140 years, the turret from the ironclad Monitor rested 240 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. The mysteries surrounding 30-31 December 1862, the night she sank while being towed by the sidewheel...

  • Fulcrum of Greatness
    By Lieutenant Commander Henry J. Hendrix, U.S. Navy

    Archimedes is quoted as having said: "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world." The Office of Assistant Secretary of the Navy provided Theodore Roosevelt with just...

  • By Way of the Azores
    By Robert Barrie Beattie, Former Chief Machinist's Mate, U.S. Naval Reserve

    Just days after the United States declared war on Germany in 1917, one young man from New England joined the Navy to see "distant service." He wasn't assigned to the exotic destroyer he wanted, but to a tiny former...

  • On Our Scope
    By Fred L. Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 14: Home of the Braves
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins


    After the police interrupted his duel with Nicky Blunt (probably saving his life), Matthew escaped through the Log to the modern world for a well-deserved break from 18th-century problems. But he can't help but wonder...


 
 

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