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Another plaque about the USS Oregon

Photograph taken by website author.

 

Another plaque at the USS Oregon mast, which reads:

In remembrance of

the United States Battleship Oregon

(Commissioned July 1896)

and her officers and men

 

During the Spanish American War this battleship won the

admiration of the whole world in her dramatic dash from

San Francisco to Key West, in sixty-six days (March 19-

May 23, 1898) rounding Cape Horn in time to join the

American fleet in action at the Battle of Santiago Bay. 

 

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