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Hull Id: B-35 / (BB-35)
Christened: Texas
Ordered: 24 June 1910
Laid down: 17 April 1911
Launched: 18 May 1912
Commissioned: 12 March 1914
Constructor: Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
Cost: $5,830,000
(excluding armor and armament)
New York class
Ships: Texas, New York.
Retired as monument, 21 April 1948.
United States of America naval ensign

USS Texas

American super-dreadnought battleship

USS Texas was commissioned one month before her sister ship U.S.S. New York.

USS Texas served in both World Wars and is now preserved as a memorial.


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