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Battleship MAINE

Her final resting places - Part 2


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Foremast from the Battleship Maine, Annapolis, MD

The MAINE's foremast has been removed to the seawall at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.  (Photo courtesy of Ken Brooks)



Anchor from the Battleship Maine, Reading, PA

An anchor from the MAINE in Reading, PA (photo from Richard A. Sauers, Pennsylvania in the Spanish American War, Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee, 1998, p 42.) We have learned from Félix Alfonso Peña that the anchor is now located at d on the western edge of Reading's City Park, on the first block of North 11th Street.


Battleship Maine's gun, Alpena, MI 6 inch gun from USS Maine, Alpena, MI


This is one of the MAINE's 6 inch guns in the town of Alpena, Michigan. It was brought to the town through the efforts of Congressman George Loud, who had served on the U.S. Revenue Cutter McCULLOCH at the Battle of Manila Bay (photos and info. contributed by Dale and Kay Arsenaeu)


Turret from Battleship Maine, Key West, FL

One of MAINE's 10" turret sighting hoods is located at a newly built War Memorial located on the western portion of Key West known as Mallory Square. It was formerly located at the Key West Post Office.



Plaque from Battleship Maine, Port Chester, NYShell from Battleship Maine, Poer Chester, NY

This is an image of a monument and plaque in Summerfield Park, at the corner of Willett and King Streets in Port Chester, New York. The monument is surmounted by a 10 inch shell recovered from the wreck of the MAINE. The plaque reads:

THIS TEN-INCH SHELL FROM THE
USS MAINE
UNVEILED AT PORT CHESTER, NY
JULY 4, 1912
IN MEMORY OF NEWELL RISING
A TOWNSMAN
AND OF ALL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
WITH HIM IN THE DESTRUCTION
OF THAT SHIP
FEBRUARY 15, 1898

Newell Rising was a coal passer aboard the MAINE and did not survive the explosion.


A ten inch shell to the ten inch shell from the battleship U.S.S. MAINE located in Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA




Key fob made from metal from Battleship Maine

A key fob made from metal from the USS MAINE (image contributed by John Blow)


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