Battleship Texas

3523 Highway 134
La Porte, TX 77571
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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1914 Battleship Texas Commissioning, The Battleship Texas Foundation has partnered with Colt to produce a commemorative model of the original .45 caliber sidearm issued to USS Texas in 1911.

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    The USS Texas is in depressingly bad shape right now. Earlier this month, it sprung a two-inch leak that gushed water for about two weeks before workers were able to repair it. The water seeped into parts of the ship that contained ...

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