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TEXAS (BB 35)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 34 UIC: 03035
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/24/1948 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/17/1910 Commission Date: 03/12/1914
Keel Date: 04/17/1911 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/18/1912 Decommission Date: 04/21/1948
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
34.0
Delivery Date: 03/12/1914 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/30/1948
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 573 ft Waterline Length: 565 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 27000 tons Full Displacement: 34000 tons
Dead Weight: 7000 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 101
Enlisted: 1163
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: TEXAS IS LOCATED AT THE SAN JACINTO STATE HISTORIC PARK, 3527 STATE HIGHWAY 134, LA PORTE, TX. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 76002039 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 12/8/1976.
Last Updated: 07/19/2002
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