Remembering the Maine

Petty Officer Daniel Edwards salutes after placing a wreath at the USS Maine Memorial in Devenport Park in Bangor. Tuesday marked the 113th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana, Cuba. The explosion and sinking of the ship led to the Spanish-American War.
Gabor Degre | BDN
Petty Officer Daniel Edwards salutes after placing a wreath at the USS Maine Memorial in Devenport Park in Bangor. Tuesday marked the 113th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana, Cuba. The explosion and sinking of the ship led to the Spanish-American War.
By Gabor Degre, BDN Staff
Posted Feb. 15, 2011, at 6:33 p.m.

Petty Officer Daniel Edwards salutes after placing a wreath at the USS Maine Memorial in Davenport Park in Bangor. Tuesday marked the 113th anniversary of the USS Maine sinking in Havana Harbor, Cuba. The ship’s explosion and sinking led to the Spanish-American War.

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