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5512 viewsThe battleship Texas (BB-35) is shown leaving Norfolk Naval Shipyard in March 1948 to begin its journey to the state of Texas, where it was presented as a memorial. The old Norfolk skyline and the Norfolk-Portsmouth ferry are also visible in the background.
A frame from color footage shows the battleship USS Texas firing salvos at Axis positions during the Allied landing at Omaha Beach, on D-Day, June 6, 1944.3936 views
USS Texas (BB-35). Underway off Norfolk, Virginia, 15 March 1943, with her main battery gun turrets trained to port. 2384 views
371 viewsWith the help of three tugs, the battleship Missouri (BB-63) enters Pearl Harbor en route to its new berth at Ford Island near the Arizona Memorial, 21 June 1998.
Texas (BB-35) is being towed down the Elizabeth River347 viewsTexas (BB-35) is being towed down the Elizabeth River from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Its destination is the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site at LaPorte, Texas for its final resting space as a ship museum and memorial. The photograph was taken at the foot of North Street in Portsmouth, Virginia. (Date: 3/18/1948).
344 viewsUSS Missouri run aground off the coast of Virginia, January 1950. Only took two weeks to refloat.
12 January 1912 photo of Texas (BB-35) being built.340 views12 January 1912 photo of Texas (BB-35) being built. This photo shows the second deck around #4 and #5 barbettes. The tiller room at the bottom edge of the photo has been completely plated over.
The USS Texas is shown being maneuvered into its berth at the San Jacinto Battleground in 1948.322 viewsThe USS Texas is shown being maneuvered into its berth at the San Jacinto Battleground in 1948. Plans to put it into dry berth 64 years later have now been shelved because of the cost.
318 viewsThree Front covers of the Welcome Aboard for the New Jersey (BB-62) appear here.
This was handed out at the Recommissioning on 28 December 1982, at Long Beach Naval Shipyard.
CAPT Lewis Glenn, Jr. issued this Welcome Aboard Front cover of the New Jersey during his tenure.
316 viewsA Tomahawk BGM-109 land attack missile (TLAM) is readied for firing from a Mark 143 launcher aboard the battleship Missouri (BB-63) on the first day of the Operation Desert Storm offensive against Iraq, 17 January 1991. A Phalanx Mark 15 close-in weapons system (CIWS) stands in the foreground.
313 viewsBattleship Division Two in line abreast formation, 7 June 1954, in the Virginia Capes operating area, on the only occasion that all four Iowa class battleships were photographed operating together. Ship closest to the camera is USS Iowa (BB-61). The others are (from near to far): USS Wisconsin (BB-64); USS Missouri (BB-63) and USS New Jersey (BB-62). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Floodlights illuminate the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) as she rests on blocks in Drydock Number Three at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard during overhaul, November 1967312 views
1 July 1911 photo of the Texas (BB-35) being built. Sub-assemblies and machinery area bulkheads are in place.309 views
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