Who was the Captain of the USS Maine when it was sunk in Cuba?
Captain Charles Sigsbee.
Sunk in the harbor of Havana Cuba on the 15th of February in 1898, the mystery of the catastrophic loss of the USS Maine only deepens with time. The event precipitated the Spanish-American War, but the cause of the explosion remains speculative. Please access the related link listed below for more information:
Sending the battleship Maine into Havana harbor was one of the events that led to war between the US and what country?
The US wasn't at war when the USS Maine sunk. The Maine was on a "show the flag" visit to Havana at the time and at anchorage. The event of the Maine's sinking was a trigger event in the lead up to the Spanish-American War in which the US declared war on Spain and ended up with the Philippines, Cuba, and other former Spanish territories as protectorates. The sinking of the USS Maine has never…