NH USS New Ironsides Line engraving published in The Soldier in Our Civil War, Volume II, page depicting the ship as she appeared during most of her operational career, without sailing rig. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship of the Confederate States Navy, built during the first year of the American Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised and cut down original lower hull and steam engines of the scuttled USS Merrimack. Virginia was one of the participants in the Battle of Hampton Roads, opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March, 1862. (Wikipedia)
CSS Albemarle, twin-screw steamer, ironclad, sunk: October CSS Albemarle was a steam-powered ironclad ram of the Confederate Navy (and later the second Albemarle of the United States Navy), named for a town and a sound in North Carolina.