A metal model of the U.S. ironclad, the Monitor, enemy of the C.S.S. Virginia. Purchase along with the model of the Virginia/Merrimack (sold separately) and recreate their classic clash at Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1862. Comes with a display base.
Designed by Swedish-American engineer, John Ericsson. It was launched on January 30, 1862, after having been built in little more than 100 days. On March 9, 1862, the second day of the Battle of Hampton Roads, the USS Monitor faced the CSS Virginia in the first-ever battle between two ironclads. The ships fought to a draw, but this engagement forever changed naval warfare.
- Comes with display base
- Great for desk/bookshelf accessories
- Great for dioramas & mini battle re-enactments
- Packaged in a box
|Dimensions||2 × 5 × 8 in|