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Naval History and Heritage Command

NHF-065 Blow-Taylor Collection

4 sepia photographs of the wreck of USS Maine in Havana Harbor, likely taken days after the incident in 1898. Photos taken by Ensign George Preston Blow, a junior officer on board USS Maine. Donated by his daughter Mrs. Wayne Chatfield Taylor to the Naval Historical Foundation in 1961, and later donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Title: Blow-Taylor Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-065.01: Wreck of USS Maine in Havana Harbor, shortly after the explosion that sunk the ship.
Description: 4 sepia photographs of the wreck of USS Maine in Havana Harbor, likely taken days after the incident in 1898. Photos taken by Ensign George Preston Blow, a junior officer on board USS Maine. Donated by his daughter Mrs. Wayne Chatfield Taylor to the Naval Historical Foundation in 1961, and later donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-065
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1898
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  • Boats-Ships--Cruisers
  • Disasters and Phenomena
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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