Ring bolt from the U.S.S. Maine
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 6.4 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Brass ring bolt with threaded stalk.
According to the accession records, this ring bolt was part of the lightening top of the "Maine." It was given to the donor by Mr. Jules Hemmet [?], official photographer with William Randolph Hearst during the Spanish American War.
Gift of Dr. Edward C. Titus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.