About USS TEXAS BB 35
USS Texas BB-35 is a tribute website dedicated to the great battleship that served America for over three decades. The Battleship Texas is the last of the World War I dreadnought. The ship is fought in WWI and WWII and only sustained one serious blow which led to the death of a sailor and ten crew members.
In this website you will find details of the Tampico incident. This was the first time that the battleship was called into battle. Inasmuch as it had not gone through the entire necessary tests required for a battleship, it did not fail to impress on the Mexican sea.
A Majestic Ship At The Brink Of Sinking Into The Depth Of History
The Texas BB 35
The tale of American exploits during WWI and WWII will not be complete without mention of Texas BB 35. Soon after its commissioning, it made its way to Mexican waters during the misunderstanding between the U.S sailors and Mexican forces that led to the Tampico incident.
Like every metal immersed in water, the 104-year-old Battleship Texas is still at war but this time against corrosion leading to leaks that are threatening to drown the last of WWI era dreadnought.
The Battleship Texas Foundation Partners With Baron Engraving To Save Historic Ship
Over the past seventy years, millions of dollars have been spent by the Texas government to keep BB-35 afloat as she struggles with corrosion of its hull leading to the influx of water that made the ship to tilt to one side.
The Battleship Texas Foundation has is one of the numerous organizations that has expressed concern about the rot of the BB-35. To match actions with words, they have been doing a lot within their power to find a lasting solution to the incessant water leaks into the last WWI-era dreadnought.
Satisfying Your Curiosity Of Historic Ship In Three And A Quarter Hours
The last time there was an extensive tour of the Battleship Texas it was between 2011 and 2012. The Volunteer Organization has organized a tour of the Battleship Texas which ran from October through early May.
If you have been curious about what the interior of the 20th Century dreadnought looks like, the equipment, construction, operational history, and innovations, this exclusive tour which has been tagged Hard Hat Tours can help you to satisfy your curiosity in three and a half hours.