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SINKING OF THE USS MAINE
This essay has discussed about the sinking of the USS Maine which was the first ship to be designed and built by Americans. It shows the causes that led to sinking of this ship and what it finally resulted into.
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|wordcount || ||2024 (cca 5.5 pages)
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|price || ||free
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Table of contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 SINKING 2
1.2 MEMORIALS 3
1.3 THE CAUSES OF THE SINKING 4
1.4 THE THEORIES 5
1.5 REFERENCES 7
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The USS Maine was the first ship ever in the history of the United States to be named for the state of Maine. This ship displaced 6,682-tons and was unique because it was the first ship designed and built by Americans. The ships called Texas and Maine were not the same as the others because their guard was mounted en echelon and was projected to both the sides. Due to this, they were unable to fire on a barrage. Between the two ships, Maine was the strongest but not as superior as compared to the other ships ...
... does seem possible that it could not have been the coal, but a ship of that age also had no insulation on the patricians. It was only cold steel separating the magazines form the coal bunker right beside it. What if the cold steel was absorbing the heat from the small ember of buried coal and the steel partition acted like a conduit absorbing all the heat until it set off the explosives in the next room. That could explain the temperature in the coal bunker not getting noticeably hot.
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The great fellows who sunk with the Maine may have been engulfed by the sea, but their memories will not be forgotten. History is proud of them as well as their nation. The Maine will forever be the symbol of courage and commitment and sacrifice.