The Union Ironclad Ship that was built to compete with the Confederate Ironclad was called the U.S.S. Monitor and the Confederate Ironclad was called the Merrimack (more accurately, the CSS Virginia).
The Confederate ship was called the Merrimack and the Union ship was called the Monitor.
The Union Ironclad ship was the Monitor. The Confederate ship was the Virginia.
The Css Virgina
The Monitor was an ironclad ship created by the Union to battle against the Confederate ironclad called the Virginia (Merrimack).
The Confederates had a ship called an Ironclad (one of the inventions of the Civil War) and this Ironclad ship was called the Merrimac. If you don't trust this answer then don't blame me, because that's what we learned in school.
CSS Virginia ; see related link below .The name of the Confederate ironclad ship was the Merrimack. It was later renamed the Virginia.
Confederate States Ship
CSS Virginia was the first Confederate ironclad battleship.
A ship is by itself never a weapon, and that also goes for an ironclad ship. The ironclad could only be called a weapon carrier.
the Virginia it was a large ship covered in well iron(betcha didn't see the one coming
The Union ship called the USS Merrimack was captured by the South. The ship had been burned by the Union forces, but the Confederate forces took it and rebuilt it into an ironclad ship. It was renamed as the CSS Virginia.
The first Ironclad ship was the Monitor.
The SOUTHERN ironclad ship was the Merrimac, which was also called the Virginia.
The Union Ironclad ship was the USS Manassas.
Yes, it was. It was the true name of the Confederate ironclad known as the Merrimac from the "Monitor and the Merrimac" battle. The Confederacy took a wooden ship formerly known as the Merrimac and put the iron armour on it. The ship was rechristened The CSS Virginia.
Perhaps the most famous Union ship of the American Civil War, the 'U.S.S. Monitor' was the Union's ironclad that did battle with the Confederate ironclad, the 'Virginia,' in March of 1862. Fighting its Southern opponent to a draw, the 'Monitor' continued to serve the North until late 1862, when it sank in a storm.
YES. IT FOUGHT IN THE BATTLE OF HAMPTON RHODES AGAINST THE IRONCLAD MERRIMAC IN THE WORLDS FIRST BATTLE OF IRONCLAD SHIPS
the two ironclad warships were called the Laird rams.
Confederate Commander Brooke is given credit for the design of the a new ironclad called the CSS Virginia from the wrecked USS Merrimack. He prepared sketches from an earlier designed ship by US Colonel John Stevens and made modifications he believed were necessary.
An ironclad is a wooden-hulled water-going vessel which is covered in whole or in part by iron, serving as armor. Since the hull is clad in iron, it was called an ironclad ship.
On 9 March 1862, the Confederate ironclad Merrimack and the Union ironclad Monitor did battle near Hampton Roads, Virginia in the Atlantic