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USS Texas (BB-35)

Battleship

USS Texas (BB-35)

Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The USS Texas BB-35 was the second of the two-strong New York-class battleship family and saw combat in both World Wars.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1914
STATUS: Decommissioned, Preserved
SHIP CLASS: New York-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (2): USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Texas (BB-35) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1,048
LENGTH: 573 feet (174.65 meters)
BEAM: 95.2 feet (29.02 meters)
DRAUGHT: 27.9 feet (8.50 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 27,000 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x Dual-Acting Triple Expansion Reciprocating Steam Engines.
SPEED (SURFACE): 21 knots (24 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 15,381 nautical miles (17,700 miles; 28,485 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



(1914):
10 x 14" (360mm) /45 caliber main guns (5x2)
21 x 5" (127mm) /51 caliber guns
4 x 3-pounder guns
4 x 21" (530mm) torpedo tubes

(1945):
10 x 14" (360mm) /45 caliber main guns (5x2)
6 x 5" (127mm) /51 caliber guns
10 x 3" (76mm) /50 caliber guns
10 x 40mm cannons in quad mountings
44 x 20mm cannons
AIR WING



2 x Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane aircraft.




MEDIA