The Wreck Site of the OQUENDO

Contributed by Rafael Galvan


Below are photos of the wreck of the Spanish Cruiser ALMIRANTE OQUENDO, which was run aground and surrendered during the Battle of Santiago. The photos are of her gun, which still protrudes above the water.

The Photos:

One of the OQUENDO's gun protruding above the water.

The OQUENDO's Mast and Fighting Top

One of the OQUENDO's boilers. The interanl tubes are exposed.

A  diver swimming over the wreck of the OQUENDO

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