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TEXAS (BB 35)

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UIC:03035
Class:BB 34 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:04/24/1948 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:03/12/1914
Award Date:12/17/1910 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):34.1 years
Keel Date:04/17/1911 Commission Date:03/12/1914
Launch Date:05/18/1912 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)35.9 years Decommission Date:04/21/1948
Years from Commission to Decommission: 34.1
Stricken Date: 04/30/1948

Overall Length: 573 ft Waterline Length:565 ft
Extreme Beam:106 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:32 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:27000 tons Full Displacement:34000 tons
Dead Weight:7000 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 101 Enlisted: 1163

Remarks: 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. N
O. 76002039 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 12/8/1976.






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