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#1 ..Keep in mind that the Lone Star Battlewagon has just turned 100. The state wants to build a concrete drydock for her, but they're dawdling - let me urge our Texan 'Burgers to please jump all over their elected representatives to get the job done, and quickly - unlike the other BB museums, Texas is too old and fragile to be towed anywhere for permanent repairs and they will have to hold off until the drydock is done.
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2012-06-15 05:55||
#2 The "Alabama" is moored in Mobile, actually she's resting on the bottom, and probably not floating, yep she's old too.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-06-15 08:48||
#3 Ship featured prominently in "The Ayes of Texas" by Daniel DaCruz...
Posted by mojo 2012-06-15 10:44||
#4 USS NEW YORK
My mom's older brother, my Uncle Pete, was on the USS NEVADA on 12/7/1941 - he has since passed on. IIRC my father's father Mariano served aboard the USS NEW YORK in WW1, when the ship was wid the Atlantic Fleet.
BATTLESHIPS IS JUST SO COOL.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-15 20:26||