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TEXAS (SECOND-CLASS BATTLESHIP)

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UIC:
Class: Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:03/11/1911 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NORFOLK
Delivery Date:
Award Date: Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):
Keel Date:06/01/1889 Commission Date:08/15/1895
Launch Date:06/28/1892 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)18.8 years Decommission Date:02/11/1911
Years from Commission to Decommission: 15.5
Stricken Date: 10/11/1911

Overall Length: 309 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam:64 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:23 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:6315 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 30 Enlisted: 362

Remarks: TEXAS WAS RENAMED SAN MARCOS ON 2/16/1911. SHE WAS SUNK AS A TARGET ON 3/11/1911
IN SHALLOW WATER BY NAVAL GUNFIRE SEVEN MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OFF THE SOUTHERN
TIP OF TANGIER, VA. ALL PARTS OF THE WRECK ABOVE THE WATER WERE DESTROYED IN 194
4 BECAUSE SEVERAL SHIPS HAD STRUCK THE SUNKEN HULK CAUSING A NAVIGATIONAL HAZARD
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