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Follow-up report on the sinking of the Maine...

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February 17, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898 

* USS Maine explosion & sinking
* Spanish- American War prelude
* "Remember the Maine!" fame

The front page has a stack of two-column headlines on the follow-up investigation of the sinking of the battleship Maine: "SENSATIONAL BULLETIN" "Diver Find an Eight Inch Torpedo Hole in the Maine's Plates" "PRESS DISPATCHES ARE SUPPRESSED" "The Navy Department Does Not Credit the Report, Neither do the Maine's Officers at Key West--Probably an Outlet to Pipes--Source of the Story Given".
Four pages, library stamp in the masthead, in surprisingly nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War