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 72k Looking aft from the Quad 40mm mount, Below is one of Texas's 5"/51 secondary guns, above are 2 3" AA and another Quad 40MM. Note the young man training the 3" gun on the cargo ship moored across the Houston Ship Channel, Much like his Grandfather might have done 60 years ago.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 65k 2 of Texas's port side 3" anti aircraft guns.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 48k Looking up at Texas's navigation bridge and cage mast.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 68k View of the cage mast from the rear of the conning tower.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 77k Climbing up to the navigation bridge, Search light and lookout platforms.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 78k From the navigation bridge looking down at the port side Quad 40mm and single 20mm AA guns.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 83k From the navigation bridge looking forward over the 14" gun mounts, Note base mounts for missing 20mm AA guns on top of the #2 mount.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 77k From the navigation bridge looking forward down the centerline of the ship over the 14" gun mounts.

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Battleship Texas BB-35 77k From the starboard bridge wing looking aft to the starboard side antiaircraft batteries. 2 quad 40mm, 2 3" AA guns. Also note starboard "Flag Bag"

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Battleship Texas BB-35 101k Looking down into Quad 40mm Anti Aircraft mount on the starboard side, good view of the gun layout.

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