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Naval History and Heritage Command

Captain James Allen, United States Army, to Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet

May 21, 1898           

     [“]Viscaya, Oquendo, Maria Theresa, Colon, one destroyer, and transport Alfonso XIII, at Santiago de Cuba this morning.”1

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     Unofficial information by telegraph, this Captain Allen, Signal Corps, Censor at Key West.

Source Note: C, DNA, RG 313, Entry 51. Stamp: “RECEIVED/FLAG-SHIP n.A. STATION./MAY 22 1898”.

Footnote 1: That is, Vizcaya, Almirante Oquendo, Infanta Maria Teresa, Christoból Colón, and either the Plutón or the Furor.

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