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USS Maine Wreck

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From the Naval Historical Center we learn:

On 5 August 1910, Congress authorized the raising of Maine and directed Army engineers to supervise the work.

Maine’s hulk was finally floated 2 February 1912 and towed out to sea where it was sunk in deep water in the Gulf of Mexico with appropriate ceremony and military honors 16 March.


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Photo, U.S. Naval Historical Center, #NH 46774.

 

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