In march 1863 and january 1865 the union navy reported confederate ironclad sightings, but there is no documentation to confirm either account. In stopping the virginias rampage, the monitor, prevented a confederate naval attack on the national capital, protected the atlantic blockading squadron and offered a workable model for other ironclad vessels to be used by the union navy. Start reading confederate ironclad vs union ironclad on your kindle in under a minute. Reel to real while no confederate ship floated off into the sunset, there is rumored treasure out there. Confederate ironclad vs union ironclad by ron field. Confederate ironclads were very different from union ironclads. See more ideas about war, american civil war and civil war photos. Subita the confederate ironclad streaming ita 1912 film. Surrounded by a superior enemy fleet, confederate designers adapted existing vessels or created new ones from the keel up with the sole purpose of breaking the naval stranglehold on the nascent country.
The ship spent most of her career blockading the confederate ports of charleston, south carolina, and wilmington, north carolina, in 186365. Movies is there a boatload of civil war gold waiting to be found. Miriam cooper is the southern railroad engineers daughter who must race to save the ship. The creation of a confederate ironclad fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and. It isnt odd because its about the us civil war, as in the 1910s many such films were made. Many of the confederacys ironclads were fitted as rams, including the famous southern ironclad, the virginia, and these were fairly effective, especially on the western rivers with little room to maneuver. Cottage css palmetto state confederate ironclad warship. The floating fortresses was named for its constructor samuel m. From 1912 to 1919, she was used by the high seas fleet as a target ship. Union ironclads were also associated with north carolina. Two ironclads were laid down there, but these were unfin ished when the federal fleet took the city. Civil war ironclads history american ironclad civil war navy. Ram albemarle confederate warship living history weekend.
Ironclad, type of warship developed in europe and the united states in the mid19th century, characterized by the iron casemates that protected the hull. Section and gun deck plan drawings of confederate ironclad. Also includes a gun deck plan drawing of uss merrimaccss virginia, by john l. However, the virginia was just a stepping stone the civil war ironclads had a. The first ironclad battleship, gloire, was launched by the french navy in november 1859. Mallory, secretary of the confederate states navy, instructed that the ship be named the north carolina built for the confederate government in accordance with the specifications issued by chief naval constructor john l. Geoghagens drawings, in turn, are based on surviving plans prepared by the confederate navys chief constructor, john l. Porter, but featured a very short casemate housing only four guns. The story of the wraith must begin, inevitably, with the story of confederate. After the early success of the css virginia challenging the blockading union fleet at hampton roads the concept as such had been proven a success.
Louis the ironclad pookturtle was built in 45 days. Texas was laid down at rocketts, the shipyard on the east bank of the james river below richmond, in the late summer of 1863. The journal of military historyvolume 67, number 1. Cottage industry models 196 naval artillery upgrade set for confederate ironclad warships for revell c. Nilsson plays a northern spy who has been sent to discover the location of the souths ironclad battleship. Confederate ironclads casemate ironclad rams of the. The confederate ironclad 1912 1004 1912 us 16m user score. The confederate ironclad 1912 the movie database tmdb. April 1861april 1862 the civil war in america exhibitions. Between the mid1860s and the early 1880s, the prussian and later imperial german navies. Interesting facts about the battle of the ironclads. The first battle between ironclads happened on 9 march 1862, as the armored monitor was deployed to protect the unions wooden fleet from the ironclad. One of the most unconventional ship designs proposed to the united states navy was by john ericsson, and his vessel featured the shallowest. This cannon that was on a confederate ironclad in savannah, georgia, was above the surface for the first time in 150 years on tuesday, july 21, 2015.
It served as an ironclad ram for the south but, like other ships fighting for the confederate cause, fell to capture by the union. The richmondclass ironclad north carolina, begun in july 1862, remained nameless until october of that year, when s. The focus here is on the wellknown may 1862 clash between the nimble uss monitor and the lumbering css virginia in hampton roads, va. During the civil war, the union began construction of 76 ironclads, commissioning 42 of them before may 1, 1865. The confederate ironclads were unique in many ways. Css tennessee, commissioned during august of 1864, fell to the union navy during the battle of mobile bay and was reborn as uss tennessee to finish out the war. Create your fleet and army, hunt the enemys fleet, hide your weak squadrons in protected ports until reinforcements arrive, blockade enemy trade routes, amphibious assaults and harbour sieges, struggle for dominance over the seas in turnedbased strategic mode all of these actions are possible in ironclad 2 american civil war. Civil war ironclad stands between savannah, harbor.
The confederate ironclad really hasnt a brain in its head and its message is pretty horrid but the charismatic performances of miriam cooper and anna q. The previous day the ship had seen her first combat action, utterly defeating two large federal sailing frigates and demonstrating the superiority of armored steampowered warships over their wooden sailing counterparts. Carondelet, cincinnati, louisville, mound city, cairo and pittsbourh. During the us civil war, elinor, a pretty northern girl, comes south to visit her aunt. An ironclad is a steampropelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century.
Is there a boatload of civil war gold waiting to be found. First artifacts come up from civil war ironclad cnn. This is a resin and metal kit from cottage industry models. This is a list of ships of the confederate states navy csn, used by the confederate states of america during the american civil war between 1861 and 1865. It was released 50 years after the famous battle of the monitor and merrimack between two ironclad warships. This 2day trip on the roanoke river retraces the route taken by the ram albemarle ironclad confederate warship from scotland neck, nc to plymouth, nc. Ironclads the floating fortresses of the american civil war. The union ironclad uss galena has cannonballs embedded in her side after a. A confederate ironclad warship, scuttled by its crew to prevent it from falling into yankee hands, will be salvaged before the longplanned dredging of the mouth of the savannah river to handle. The css atlanta on the james river after union forces had captured the ironclad confederate ship in. Nilsson was later briefly married to costar coombs in 1916. The confederate naval buildup us naval war college digital. Matthew chambers, confederate was as much a product of chambers ideology and uncompromising principles as it was the result of a desire to introduce a new. Johnathan carter was the confederate navy officer in charge of naval activities in the vicinity of shreveport and the red river.
The creator and year of publication are essential information and must be provided. Also included are special types of floating batteries and harbor defense craft. To arrange a private tour for a group at other times, call john nix at 2525602150. Porter, the north carolina was the largest ship built. The royal navy and the tactics of decisive battle, 1912. In the crimean war 185356 the french and british successfully attacked russian fortifications with floating batteries, ironclad barges mounting heavy guns, that were towed into position. Its keel laid down in the spring of 1862 at james cassideys.
Memphis was another early site of ironclad building. Yancey, whos close to being engaged to the fetching and resourceful rose, is gallant enough to show the yankee guest around, including a walk down a hidden creek where a gunboat is built and awaits powder. By mid1861, the north desperately needed ships to counter the confederate ironclad, and on august 3, 1861 congress authorized a board of naval officers to inquire into the construction of armored vessels. Texas was similar in form to other ironclads designed by john l.
The creation of a confederate ironclad fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and logistics. On the confederate side, 59 ironclads were begun, and only 24 were completed. On april 12, 1861, the first salvos of the american civil war were fired with the. Alabama kit but can be used on ships of that era as002 brand new. Prinz adalbert was originally ordered by the confederate states navy, but the prussian. Geoghagen, a maritime specialist at the smithsonian institution. The css neuse ii was constructed according to the original plans for the albemarleclass ironclad gunboat.
Section and gun deck plan drawings of confederate ironclad gunboats, including css albemarle and css neuse. I have some fascinating facts to share with you too. Renders of a digital model of the confederate casemate ironclad texas, as she might have looked if completed as planned in 1865. At dawn on 9 march 1862, the confederate ironclad css virginia prepared for renewed combat in hampton roads, virginia. Included are some types of civilian vessels, such as blockade runners, steamboats, and privateers which contributed to the war efforts by the csn. Its no coincidence that both these nickelodeon leading ladies would enjoy popularity well into the feature era. This image might not be in the public domain outside of the united states. Lieutenant yanceys southern sweetheart, rose, is jealous of. The movie is all about two lady spies one from each side and their attempts to either save or have an ironclad under construction destroyed. Of six ironclads begun in north carolina, four were commissioned.
Css georgia, also known as state of georgia and ladies ram, was an ironclad warship built in savannah, georgia in 1862 during the american civil war. The confederate ironclad 1912 10041912 us 16m user score. The ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war, the first modern, armoured, selfpropelled warships. Alonzo ameli 18381912 to brother peter ameli, september 18, 1861. During the american civil war the south used ironclads to protect their ports from the northern blockade. Yancey, whos close to being engaged to the fetching and resourceful rose, is gallant enough to show the yankee guest around, including a. The merrimack virginia was destroyed by confederate soldiers when the union took over the port at norfolk, virginia in 1862 the monitor sank during a storm off the coast of cape hatteras, north carolina on december 31, 1862 the wreck of the monitor was located in 1973 and some of the ship was salvaged. Dec 11, 2018 explore perryville1862s board civil war ironclads. Ospreys duel series pits notable opposing forces in military history against each other. The significance of the monitor in american naval military and technological history cannot be overstated.
American civil war is a turnbased strategy wargame developed by the russian studio totem games and moving about the fighting at sea. The project puts emphasis on historical realism rendition of the american civil war, which in the second half of the 19th century divided american nation on supporters of the union and the confederacy. Gli utenti cercano e guardano film dopo queste query. An attack is made on the ironclad and yancey rides to give warning.
Surrounded by a superior enemy fleet, confederate designers adapted existing vessels or created new ones from the keel up with the sole purpose of. Elinor, having strong union sympathies, reveals the location of the ironclad to the commander of the federal gunboats. Webm audiovideo file, vp8, length 15 min 39 s, 640. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The ironclad was developed as a result of the vulnerability of wooden warships to explosive or incendiary shells.
Please consider making a donation so that we can continue preserving films and. Spanish civil war 1936 1939, bomb attack on the german ironclad deutschland at ibiza on 29. This is the 196 scale css palmetto state confederate ironclad warship 27l plastic model kit from cottage industry models. Built in wilmington the confederate ironclads raleigh. The confederate gunboat atlanta after its capture by union forces. She was a woodenhulled broadside ironclad built for theunited states navy during the american civil war. Worlds only fullsize replica of a confederate ironclad. Few days later they had built a lot of sisterships. The confederate ironclad is a 1912 short spy film set during the american civil war. List of ships of the confederate states navy wikipedia. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app.1524 460 1501 1226 1503 1516 865 221 609 160 1439 685 1355 50 96 542 723 1175 982 35 1365 778 112 1484 651 62 370 379 397 462 1417 539 17 876 1393 1366 908 356 153 637 1040 390 1120 1215