For Fabled Ship Chances of Honor Fade

NY Times
October 20, 2002

Jubilation swept through Greenpoint on Jan. 30, 1862, the day the ironclad warship Monitor was launched to great fanfare from the Continental Ironworks on the East River waterfront just north of the Bushwick Inlet. The Monitor went on to fight a historic Civil War battle with the Merrimac, and later sank in a storm off Cape Hatteras…

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