U.S.S. Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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U.S.S. Monitor National Marine Sanctuary management plan.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources in Washington, D.C, Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English


  • Marine parks and reserves -- North Carolina.

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Other titlesUSS Monitor national marine sanctuary.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management., North Carolina. Dept. of Cultural Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18035965M

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U.S.S. Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Management Plan [US Dept of Commerce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : US Dept of Commerce. Get this from a library! Hearing on the U.S.S. Monitor National Marine Sanctuary: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Conservation, Wildlife, and Oceans of the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, November 6, , Washington, DC.. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. The Monitor Sanctuary is part of the National Marine Sanctuary Program, which protects a system of 14 underwater parks, encompassing more than , square miles of marine and Great Lakes waters. Designated as a sanctuary in , the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary was the nation's first marine protected area. USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steam-powered ironclad warship built for the Union Navy (United States Navy) during the American Civil War (–), the first such ship commissioned by the Navy. Monitor played a central role in the Battle of Hampton Roads on 9 March , where, under the command of Lieutenant John L. Worden, she fought the casemate ironclad CSS Speed: 6 knots (11 km/h; mph).

Monitor Marine Sanctuary Director John Broadwater, left, and Cmdr. Bobbie Scholley react as the turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor is placed on the deck of awork barge off the coast of Hatteras, N.C., Monday, Aug 5, (Photo: AP Pool/Steve Helber).   A Brief Dry Spell for the U.S.S. Monitor. and in the late s Navy divers and archaeologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. In , the wreck was discovered sixteen miles southeast of Cape Hatteras. Two years later it was designated a national marine sanctuary. At this time, some artifacts, such as the ship's propeller, were removed from the wreck. In , recovery efforts began to salvage the ship's steam engine. The next year, Monitor's innovative turret was. National Marine Sanctuaries Lesson Title: National Marine Sanctuaries Student Project Worksheet Name:_____ Page 1 of 2 Your group will create a poster of one of the National Marine Sanctuaries being protected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Sanctuary Program.

  Now first printed from the manuscript in the collections of the Virginia historical society; comprising charter of the Royal African company, ; report on the Huguenot settlement, ; Papers of George Gilmer, of "Pen Park," ; Orderly book of Capt. George Stubblefield, ; career of the iron-clad Virginia, ; memorial of Johnson's .   For instance, in , the first US national marine sanctuary was created around the wreck of the U.S.S. Monitor, a civil war vessel, located off the coast of North Carolina. The sanctuary was established to prevent commercial ‘treasure’ salvage and looting of the shipwreck, to regulate recreational diving, and to promote archaeological. “Broadwater takes the reader along on the last leg of Monitor’s journey from warship to shipwreck to National Marine Sanctuary and museum ater produces a history and a memoir that is a fitting final tribute to Monitor’s place in American naval history and in our shared maritime fact, perhaps the most significant contribution of this volume is the sharing of Cited by: 4. The U.S.S. Monitor Drawings ID SCW Date [inclusive] Extent Linear feet Discovered in , the Monitor wreck site was designated the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (MNMS) and is managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).