USS Monitor Civil War Ironclad US Navy Warship 25 Wood Model Boat Assembled. Monitor, an ironclad warship during the American Civil War. Details on this US Navy warship model include two on deck detailed metal cannons with wooden carriages, two boat davits with tenders, US & Union Jack flags, smoke & air intake stacks, pilothouse, twin gun turret, hull rivets and many more details... This USS Monitor ironclad model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of exotic tropical wood together on the hull). The model rests on a black solid wood base with a metal nameplate.
The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She is most famous for her participation in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862, the first-ever battle fought between two ironclads. The Monitor fought the ironclad CSS Virginia (the former frigate USS Merrimack) of the Confederate States Navy. The monitor was innovative in several respects, including the first 360-degree rotating armored gun turret on an operational warship.
The hull was completely underwater and was protected by an overhanging armored deck and armored "belt". Her keel was laid on October 25, 1861, and she was launched 118 days later. The model measures 24.5 long overall from bow to stern. The item "USS Monitor Civil War Ironclad US Navy Warship 25 Wood Model Boat Assembled" is in sale since Wednesday, March 8, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models".The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.