Large spur gear as viewed from the after side of the main bulkhead.

drawing showing the spur gear with steam driven donkey engines, crank and connecting rods used to turn the turret.

Image showing structural underpinning of turret unseating mechanism.

Image showing turret overhead structure tied to turret unseating mechanism.

Figures 7, 8, 9, 10 USS Monitor Turret Unseating and Rotating Mechanism


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