First Battle of Ironclads

First Battle of Ironclads (HM6J7)

Location: Hampton, VA 23661
Country: United States of America

N 37° 0.151', W 76° 21.662'

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In Hampton Roads, southward and a mile or two offshore, the Virginia (Merrimac) and the Monitor fought their engagement, March 9, 1862. The day before the Virginia destroyed the Cumberland and Congress, wooden ships of Union Navy.
HM NumberHM6J7
Marker NumberW 84
Year Placed1938
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 378901 N 4096017
Decimal Degrees37.00251667, -76.36103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.151', W 76° 21.662'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 9.06" N, 76° 21' 39.72" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3600-3698 State Rte 167, Hampton VA 23661, US
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