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And gives a dramatic account of how a team of marine scientists rediscovered the Monitor twelve miles off Cape Hatteras, resting on the ocean floor. Thunder at Hampton Roads is the complete story of one of the world's greatest fighting ships. }
"On March 9, 1862, the ""battle of the century"" took place at Hampton Roads. The U.S.S. Monitor, the world's first all-iron fighting ship, repulsed the Confederate ironclad Merrimack."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-) and index.