U.S.S. Texas (1912)

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U.S.S. Texas (1912)
Hull Number: BB-35
Pendant Number: 0A (Apr 18)[1]
Laid down: 17 Apr, 1911
Launched: 18 May, 1912
Commissioned: 12 Mar, 1914
Decommissioned: 21 Apr, 1948
Stricken: 30 Apr, 1948
Preserved: 30 Apr, 1948
Fate: as war memorial
U.S.S. Texas was one of three New York class dreadnoughts completed for the U.S. Navy.

She commissioned on 12 March, 1914 with Captain Albert W. Grant in command.

Service

By virtue of her service in the Sixth Battle Squadron in 1917-18, Texas is one of two survivors of the Grand Fleet, the other being the cruiser Caroline.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 326.
  2. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  3. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  4. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  5. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  6. Register of Officers, 1917. pp. 12-13.
  7. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 14-15.
  8. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 12-13.
  9. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 12-13.
  10. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  11. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.

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