Naval architectural plan for the CSS Virginia
Date: Jun. 01 1861 |
Elevations and gun deck plan drawings for proposed floating steam battery bomb-proof, designed by John L. Porter (1 June 1861). Digital reproduction from original drawing. 1 p. 353 mm x 203 mm x 0 mm. Note: Annotated by John L. Porter "Floating Steam Battery Bomb-Proof for harbor defenses. Scale 4 feet = one inch. Armament six XI inch guns. G. N. Y. [Gosport Navy Yard] June 1st 1961. J. L. Porter Va N.C. [Virginia Naval Constructor]". more...