Monitor's Anchor


John Ericsson produced engineering and construction drawings almost daily to guide the casting and assembly of Monitor. The distinctive four-fluke anchor here was one of many new features manufactured to Ericsson's specifications.


Still, William N. Jr. Monitor Builders: A Historical Study of the Principal Firms and
Individuals Involved in the Construction of USS Monitor. Washington, DC: Department of the Interior., 1988.   p.25.