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The Battleship

July 22, 2015  |  Houston

The USS Texas, commissioned in 1914, saw action in both World Wars, including D-Day and at Iwo Jima and is the only extant World War I-era dreadnoughts.  Since 1948, she has been permanently moored adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel near the San Jacinto Monument to act as a museum ship.

The USS Texas, commissioned in 1914, saw action in both World Wars, including D-Day and at Iwo Jima and is the only extant World War I-era dreadnoughts.  Since 1948, she has been permanently moored adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel near the San Jacinto Monument to act as a museum ship.


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