turret and armor belt

Mosaic showing the Monitor from the stern. The displaced turret supports the armor belt along the port side of the wreck. The white frames in the image are cradles for 200-pound sacrifical anodes used to retard corrosion. Image courtesy of Monitor 2001, Monitor Collection, NOAA/OER.

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