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  1. Maine


    A commemorative card of the hospital ship Maine issued by the Royal Fleet Auxilliary. Built in 1925 and of 7,515 gross tons she started life as the Italian liner Leonardo da Vinci. Taken over by the British in WWII and initially used as a trooper she was re-named Empire Clyde before becoming a hos
  2. Maine after

    Maine after

    This is how the Maine looked after the explosion. A recent television do***entary claimed the edges of the hole that sunk her turned outwards, and could not have been the result of enemy action. Alternative views are welcome. The picture is from the Swedish language Chicago newspaper Hemlandet in a
  3. Maine before

    Maine before

    The explosion in Havana aboard the Maine on 15 February 1898 started the American Spanish war. This how she looked before.
  4. Wreck of the "Maine" 5

    Wreck of the "Maine" 5

    A sorry sight. She could become a local landmark for some years!
  5. Wreck of the "Maine" 4

    Wreck of the "Maine" 4

    Centre and Stern
  6. Wreck of the "Maine" 3

    Wreck of the "Maine" 3

    Bow section
  7. Wreck of the "Maine" 2

    Wreck of the "Maine" 2

    Superstructure and Port Bridge Wing.
  8. Wreck of the "Maine" 1

    Wreck of the "Maine" 1

    Wreck of the 'Maine' (1) Ship Details IMO number: 8852796 Call Sign: XURD3 Gross tonnage: 3953 Type of ship: General Cargo Ship Year of build: 1981 Flag: Cambodia Registered owner: SEALIFE NAVIGATION LTD: BELIZE Ship manager: PRESTIGE JOINT VENTURE CO, Illichevsk, UKRAINE History (Part) MAINE 0