Fort Fisher

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Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

USS Monitor's Worthington Pumps Designated a Mechanical Engineering Landmark

From the September 20, 2016, Inside Business (Hampton Roads, Virginia)

The Worthington Direct-Acting Simplex Pumps designed by 19th century engineering pioneer Henry R. Worthington have been designated a historical mechanical engineering landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

he was a co-founder of the group which has over 140,000 members around the world.

These pumps were recovered from the Monitor's wreck when the turret was.

--Old B-Runner

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