May 18, 2024

Remembering the Tulip

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Video by Octavia Cady

Officials from Naval Air Station Patuxent River held a memorial ceremony Friday for the 47 men who were killed in a boiler explosion aboard the USS Tulip in 1864. The Navy maintains a memorial on a site on St. Inigoes Creek, near Webster Field, where eight of the men where buried.

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