launching the remotely operated vehicle

The Navy MR-2 remotely operated vehicle, which is being launched, allowed the topside crew to view the Monitor wreckage from a "fish-eye view". In addition, it provided video and still image documentation. (U.S. Navy Photo). Image courtesy of Monitor 2001, Monitor collection, NOAA/OER.

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