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Battleship U.S.S. Maine "Remember the Maine" referred to this ship's loss to an explosion in Havana harbor, believed to be caused by a Spanish mine at the time. It was used as a rallying cry in the ensuing Spanish-American War that liberated Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines from Spanish control. Cuba and the Philippines later achieved independence. Puerto Rico and Guam remain U.S. dependencies.
14 in USS Pennsylvania, 1944. Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships. On 12 August 1945 (3 days before the end of WW2) she was badly damaged by torpedo bomber attack, and permanently decommissioned on the 29th.