The Battleship TEXAS: A Century of Service

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Presented by Houston Maritime Museum at Houston Maritime Museum, Houston TX

Jul 20 2019
The Battleship TEXAS: A Century of Service

Learn about the history of the state’s flagship at the museum!

USS Texas (BB35) has had an illustrious career from its commissioning in March 1914 to her position in the 21stcentury. She served during World War I in the North Sea and escorted war convoys across the Atlantic during World War II. Texas now serves as a museum and memorial ship at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Beyond her military service, Texas has had a strong connection with the expanding role of the United States in the early 20th century and been tied to technological advancements that helped shape the modern era. In addition, she remains a vital player as a site of

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