USS "Texas" BB 35 August 15, 1895 - The battleship USS Texas (BB 35) is commissioned.

USS "Texas" BB 35 August 15, 1895 - The battleship USS Texas (BB 35) is commissioned.

Iwo Jima Operation -- Pre-landing Bombardment and Other Landing Zone Preparations, 16-19 Feb. 1945

Iwo Jima Operation -- Pre-landing Bombardment and Other Landing Zone Preparations, 16-19 Feb. 1945

An OS2U Kingfisher scout plane is seen before launch atop the middle turret of USS Texas while at Iwo Jima, February 1945.

An OS2U Kingfisher scout plane is seen before launch atop the middle turret of USS Texas while at Iwo Jima, February 1945.

USS Texas (BB-35), the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Texas, is a New York-class battleship. The ship was launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914.

USS Texas (BB-35), the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Texas, is a New York-class battleship. The ship was launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914.

Battleship USS Texas,  La Porte, Texas - connected to Houston and a great day trip!

Battleship USS Texas, Houston, Texas

Battleship USS Texas, La Porte, Texas - connected to Houston and a great day trip!

This is a picture of the USS Texas. It is located in Texas where it was decommissioned and made a floating museum. My family got to see it when we were there visiting my Uncle and his Family. There is a lot of hisorty in this one location it is located just a few hundred yard from where Santa Anna surrendered to Sam Huston making Texas an independent state.

This is a picture of the USS Texas. It is located in Texas where it was decommissioned and made a floating museum. My family got to see it when we were there visiting my Uncle and his Family. There is a lot of hisorty in this one location it is located just a few hundred yard from where Santa Anna surrendered to Sam Huston making Texas an independent state.

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