1. Wreckage of the USS MAINE
    3,000 × 2,295
    US Navy battleship that sunk after a mysterious explosion in Havana Harbor
    Havana, Cuba, 15 February 1898

    Sent to protect US interests during the Cuban revolt against Spain, she exploded suddenly and without warning; sinking quickly and killing nearly three quarters of her crew.
    2131 × 1613

    1024 x 648
    The cause of the Maine’s sinking remains the subject of speculation. +

    Maritime Monday for March 25, 2013:
    Boom, Boom, Blub, Blub (or Stow High In Transit)

     
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