spice jar artifacts

The most prevalent type of artifacts recovered from the Monitor is whale-oil lamp chimneys. These glass tubes--remarkably, one was intact--were recovered in April during Phase I of the Monitor 2001 expeditions. Image courtesy of Monitor 2001, Monitor collection, NOAA/OER.

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Preserving the USS Monitor

Preserving the USS Monitor: Progress Report - NOAA Phase I: April 15, 2001

Cultural Heritage Gallery