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As seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.US Navy Captain John Litherland, former skipper of submarine SSN-775 Texas, posed at battleship Texas
As seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.US Navy Captain John Litherland, former skipper of submarine SSN-775 Texas, posed at battleship Texas' bridge, Sep 2006
14-in shells on the main deck of Texas, 20071912/1913 vintage 5in guns in the starboard-side aircastle of Texas, 2007; note the shells on display in the racks in between the guns
14-in shells on the main deck of Texas, 20071912/1913 vintage 5in guns in the starboard-side aircastle of Texas, 2007; note the shells on display in the racks in between the guns
5in ammunition hoist on the 3rd deck aboard Texas, 2007A 1912/1913 vintage 5-in gun aboard battleship Texas, 2007
5in ammunition hoist on the 3rd deck aboard Texas, 2007A 1912/1913 vintage 5-in gun aboard battleship Texas, 2007
A 20mm anti-aircraft gun aboard Texas, 2007A display on battleship Texas in the aircastle, 2007
A 20mm anti-aircraft gun aboard Texas, 2007A display on battleship Texas in the aircastle, 2007
Anchor chain going down the hawse pipe aboard battleship Texas, 2007Battleship Texas as seen from the main deck, looking aft, 2007
Anchor chain going down the hawse pipe aboard battleship Texas, 2007Battleship Texas as seen from the main deck, looking aft, 2007
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Battleship Texas' bell, 2007Battleship Texas' captain's cabin, 2007
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Battleship Texas' captain's galley, 2007Battleship Texas' fantail plaque, 2007
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Battleship Texas' portside gun, 2007; note the one-inch clearance between the gun and the antenna lead under the mainmastBattleship Texas' starboard gangway, turrets 4 and 5, and two of the 3-in guns, Texas, United States, 2007, photo 1 of 2
Battleship TexasBow of battleship Texas as seen from the highway through San Jacinto Battleground State Park, Texas, United States, 2007
Battleship Texas' starboard gangway, turrets 4 and 5, and two of the 3-in guns, Texas, United States, 2007, photo 2 of 2Bow of battleship Texas as seen from the highway through San Jacinto Battleground State Park, Texas, United States, 2007
Bow of battleship TexasBow of battleship Texas, 2007
Bow of battleship Texas' distinctive dreadnaught bow, Texas, United States, 2007Bow of battleship Texas, 2007

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