Engine being lifted to barge

Working under the guidance of NOAA archaeologists, divers from the U.S. Navy's Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit II and 12 other Navy diving commands raised the steam engine of the USS Monitor. The Monitor was lost in rough seas 16 mi off the coast of Cape Hatteras, NC, as it was being towed on New Year’s Eve 1862. Official U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Petty Officer First Class David C. Lloyd CLF Det. Combat Camera Atlantic, Released by CDR Phil McGuinn, U.S. Navy Monitor Project Public Affairs. Image courtesy of Monitor 2001, Monitor collection, NOAA/OER.

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