Raising the Monitor Pieces of the civil war battleship, the USS Monitor, have been brought to the surface since the ship was discovered almost 30 years ago. Last week the Monitor's steam engine was raised up from the sea. NPR's Brian Naylor visited the site of the recovery.
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Pieces of the civil war battleship, the USS Monitor, have been brought to the surface since the ship was discovered almost 30 years ago. Last week the Monitor's steam engine was raised up from the sea. NPR's Brian Naylor visited the site of the recovery.