A Century of Service for the "Mighty T"
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Contact Matt Doyen at 713.225.1688 or mdoyen@houstonmaritime.org

USS Texas (BB-35) has had an illustrious career from its commissioning in March 1914 to her position in the 21st century.  She served during World War I in the North Sea and escorted war convoys across the Atlantic during World War II.  Texas now serves as a museum and memorial ship at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Beyond her military service, she has had a strong connection with the expanding role of the country in the early 20th century and been tied to technological advancements that helped shape the modern era. In addition, Texas remains a vital player as a site of public memory and national identity as America moves into the 21st century and further away from one of the most significant periods in human history. USS Texas (BB-35) has had an illustrious career from its commissioning in March 1914 to her position in the 21st century. She served during World War I in the North Sea and escorted war convoys across the Atlantic during World War II. Texas now serves as a museum and memorial ship at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Beyond her military service, she has had a strong connection with the expanding role of the country in the early 20th century and been tied to technological advancements that helped shape the modern era. In addition, Texas remains a vital player as a site of public memory and national identity as America moves into the 21st century and further away from one of the most significant periods in human history.

Location Houston Maritime Museum
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