From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Subject: RE: (urth) Shadowy reflections on an amazing article Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 08:43:10 -0700 Mantically speaking, > Wow. So you might be in the market for a (U.S.S.) Monitor as > the Minotaur, eh? More plausible than you might think. The famous Civil War ironclad battle was not, as often reported between the Monitor and the Merrimac, but between the USS Monitor and a scuttled Federal ship whose name had been Merrimack -- with a K -- that had been converted into the CSS Virginia. Virginia. Land of virgins. And who were the Young Man trying to rescue? H'mmmm... --That Annoying Cockaroach --