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.

Recent Articles

Lufkin Man Crafting Knives From What Is Left Of USS Texas BB35

Whenever the WWI and WWII are mentioned, Texas BB-35 will always have a special mention because of the great role it played on the Beach of Omaha and Okinawa in Japan. However, those were not the first times the great battleship was on a foreign water to defend the nation. Few years after its commissioning, Battleship Texas was part of…

Federal Funding May Be En-Route To Save Historic Ship

The Battleship Texas Foundation has for a long time made efforts to raise funds to save the Texas BB-35 from drowning. The foundation has also created a lot of awareness on the deplorable nature of the ship as well as made recommendations on what would be a permanent solution. It would be recalled that the ship which is the last…

Recalling The Significant Role Of Battleship Texas In D-Day Over 70 Years Ago

As Texas BB-35 battles to stay afloat on the busy Houston Ship Channel where is anchored and now serves as a museum ship, it is important to recall her great heroics on the D-Day. If there is any reason why it is important to recall this bitter moment of history, it is to encourage the American people particularly in the…

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.


If you have any question pertaining the history or current state of the Battleship Texas you can ask and I will do my best to provide you all the answers you need