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USS Texas (BB-35)


Battleship


The USS Texas BB-35 was the second of the two-strong New York-class battleship family and saw combat in both World Wars.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 11/1/2018






Specifications



Year:
1914
Status
Decommissioned, Preserved
Complement
1,048 Personnel
Ship Class [ New York-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 2 ] :
USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
573 ft (174.65 m)
Width / Beam:
95.2 ft (29.02 m)
Height / Draught:
27.9 ft (8.50 m)
Displacement (Surface):
27,000 tons
2 x Dual-Acting Triple Expansion Reciprocating Steam Engines.
Speed (Surface):
21 kts (24 mph)
Range:
15,381 nm (17,700 miles; 28,485 km)
(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
2 x Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane aircraft.

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