What was the first CSA Navy iron clad ship?

Answer The CSS Virginia was the first ironclad ship in the Confederate Navy, according to the U.S. Naval Historical Center website. It was put into service in February, 1862. The ship was made from the wr... Read More »

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What does iron clad mean?

The word "ironclad" has two primary meanings. The word can be an adjective used to refer to anything sheathed in armor but is most often applied to ships. It can also be used to describe something ... Read More »

How did the union ship monitor and the confederate ship change the navy's around the world?

What is the Difference Between a Navy Ship&a Naval Ship?

A U.S. Navy ship is designated "USS" for "United States Ship" and is crewed by U.S. Navy sailors. A U.S. Naval Ship, while owned by the Navy, is crewed by Civil Service mariners, designated "USNS,"... Read More »

Who was the first Navy LDO to be captain of a Navy ship?

Captain Tito Arandela became the Navy's first security limited duty officer (LDO) to reach the rank of captain, on February 25, 2008. Captain Arandela serves as NECC force security and anti-terrori... Read More »