Ship Builders Model, USS Texas BB35

This Model is located at Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept HQ, in Austin This model was made prior to the construction of the ship, the Texas was built in 1912-1914 Close up of the forward tower and forward smoke stack. The towers were used for main and secondary battery fire control and look outs. Nice […]

Photo Collection 1914-1918

U.S. Marines stationed aboard the Texas. Crew waiting on deck for permission to go swimming. Launching the ship’s Steamer. Texas band playing while in port in Galveston Texas. Battalion aboard the boats. Battalion on deck wearing field packs.   The following is a partial crew roster during WWI. Its partial due to the fact of crew members […]