Battleship Texas Special Feature

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Battleship Texas
BB - 35
Special Feature

July 6, 2002


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Battleship Texas BB-35 63k From the bow looking aft.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 57k Bows on view from the head of her slip.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 48k Good view of her beam, Also showing her mooring system that allows her to ride the tide.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 45k From the right side of the slip looking forward. Note the plated over gun ports near the bow that once housed 2 - 5" guns of original secondary armament. Also seen here is a good view of her mooring system.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 56k From the right side of the slip looking at the conning tower and cage mast. Note the 3 5"/51 guns of her secondary battery, 3", 40mm and 20mm antiaircraft guns.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 56k From the right side of the slip looking aft, the 3 rear 14" main battery mounts, aft mast, gangway and mooring system.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 53k From the gangway looking aft, the 2 rear 14" main battery mounts, 20mm amd 40mm AA Mounts. Note the plated over gun ports near the stern that once housed 2 - 5" guns of original secondary armament.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 69k From the face of the number 1 14" mount looking forward, The San Jacinto Momument appears to be targeted.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 98k Inside the #1 14" mount, 4 powder bags are ready to be placed into the starboard 14" gun.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 76k Quad 40mm Anti Aircraft gun on the port side of the #2 14" Mount. Note the splinter shield is only 1/4" thick.

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