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ImagesCollections  October 17, 1923  The USS ARIZONA was launched June 19, 1915 and decommissioned on December 29, 1941 having been one of the vessels sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The vessel and crew visited Alpena in October of 1923. Compliments E.C. Rowen Commander U.S.S. Arizona to Mayor L.G. Dafoe...
ImagesShips  c 1895  The USS MAINE was commissioned in 1895, and was destroyed by an explosion in 1898 that triggered the outbreak of the Spanish-American War. One of the cannons from the MAINE, dedicated in 1912, sits on the lawn of Alpena's City Hall.
Submarine U097 at Thunder Bay Milling Company Dock 
Images  1919  This captured WWI German submarine was part of a traveling exhibit in 1919. It is docked in this image at the Thunder Bay Milling Company dock in the Thunder Bay River. A WWI tank was also on exhibit.
USS MAINE Cannon in front of City Hall 
Images  c 1960  Most of the following was taken directly from an article published in the July 2008 issue of Michigan History Magazine titled "A Historic Cannon Comes to Alpena" written by Raymond Herek. The battleship MAINE became famous when an explosion destroyed her in the harbor at Havana, Cuba, on February...
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