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  The U.S.S. Maine Memorial
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The mast was taken from the battleship USS Maine in 1905 before the ship was taken out to sea and sank with military honors. The USS Maine was attacted and sank in Havana, Cuba, Harbor in 1898, 266 sailors lost their lives and this was the act that started the Spanish-American War.

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  • Written Apr 30, 2006
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