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Titus Andronicus

The Battle of Hampton Roads (14:02)

According to the Battle of Hampton Roads Songfacts, The Battle of Hampton Roads was arguably most important naval battle of the American Civil War from the standpoint of the development of navies, its major significance being that it was the first meeting in combat of ironclad warships. Both sides claimed victory but present-day historians agree that the result was victory for neither.

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Tonight two great ships will pull back to their ports
Depleted of everything that shoots flames and reports
And in the morning the shells will wash up on the shore
And the mighty of Earth will have no other recourse

Titus Andronicus - The Battle of Hampton Roads Lyrics

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