Military Photo: USS Texas Restoration

Posted: 08/01/2010

LA PORTE, Texas (Aug. 21, 2010) The museum battleship USS Texas is being restored to her 1945 condition. The former USS Texas (BB 35) was commissioned March 12, 1914 and decommissioned April 21, 1948. The battleship saw action in World War I and World War II. Compartments of this museum ship have been featured in several Hollywood movies including "Pearl Harbor" and "Flags of Our Fathers." (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kimberly R. Stephens)

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