Puerto Rico and war's end  On July 25 a force under General Nelson A. Miles and his convoy of 3,300 soldiers and nine transports (escorted by the USS Massachusetts) moved into Puerto Rico  against minor resistance — easily taking the island. The day after General Miles landed, the Spanish government sued for peace through the French ambassador in Washington. After negotiations lasting two weeks, an armistice was signed on August 12, less than four months after the war's beginning.  The peace…

Puerto Rico and war's end On July 25 a force under General Nelson A. Miles and his convoy of 3,300 soldiers and nine transports (escorted by the USS Massachusetts) moved into Puerto Rico against minor resistance — easily taking the island. The day after General Miles landed, the Spanish government sued for peace through the French ambassador in Washington. After negotiations lasting two weeks, an armistice was signed on August 12, less than four months after the war's beginning. The peace…

Spanish-American War: USS Massachusetts (BB-2)

The Big Mamie: USS Massachusetts (BB-59)

80-G-222924:  USS Massachusetts (BB-59) reveals anti-aircraft defensive weapons. New features including the faired, falling-away stack, 20 mm gun mounts in staggering total and the newest and latest in radar detection equipment, with Task Force en-route to attack Taroa Island on Maloelap Atoll in the Marshalls.  Low aerial taken by plane from USS Enterprise (CV-6), January 1944.    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2017/06/13).

80-G-222924: USS Massachusetts (BB-59) reveals anti-aircraft defensive weapons. New features including the faired, falling-away stack, 20 mm gun mounts in staggering total and the newest and latest in radar detection equipment, with Task Force en-route to attack Taroa Island on Maloelap Atoll in the Marshalls. Low aerial taken by plane from USS Enterprise (CV-6), January 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2017/06/13).

[3292 x 1186] USS Massachusetts (BB-59) in Drydock, Jan. 1999, forward superstructure, Note artwork on Turret No. 2 [OC]

[3292 x 1186] USS Massachusetts (BB-59) in Drydock, Jan. 1999, forward superstructure, Note artwork on Turret No. 2 [OC]

MaritimeQuest - USS Massachusetts (Battleship #2) BB-2 Page 1

MaritimeQuest - USS Massachusetts (Battleship #2) BB-2 Page 1

MaritimeQuest - USS Massachusetts (Battleship #2) BB-2 Page 1

MaritimeQuest - USS Massachusetts (Battleship #2) BB-2 Page 1

USS Massachusetts - Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA a/k/a "Big Mamie"

USS Massachusetts - Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA a/k/a "Big Mamie"

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