USS Maine (ACR-1)
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The explosion of the armored cruiser USS Maine was the reason the United States of America got involved in the Spanish-American War. USS Maine was reported as a battleship, which was an error, because at first, she was commissioned as ACR-1 (Armored Cruiser #1).