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USS Texas on the move
« on: August 31, 2022, 02:47:08 PM »

The only surviving First and Second World War battleship being towed to a dry dock in Galveston, Texas, in order to undergo a $35m makeover.





https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/uss-texas-battleship-begins-voyage-175611000.html
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2022, 03:13:54 PM »
That was cool, thanks.
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2022, 05:45:03 PM »
Prettiest 110 year old Lady I've ever seen.  :dreamer:
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2022, 12:33:46 AM »
Toured her a million years ago as a wee lad; pity as I remember zip in details.  Glad to see her still a going.

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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2022, 01:44:26 PM »
Looks like she needs a good scrape down.



https://battleshiptexas.org/departure/
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2022, 02:39:06 PM »
Beautiful - I would like to visit her one day.
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2022, 08:58:30 PM »
I got more barnacles than that just on my back.
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2022, 08:35:48 AM »
I wonder if there's a video walkthrough...

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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2022, 08:39:23 AM »
^Nice
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Re: USS Texas on the move
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2022, 10:06:06 AM »
Somehow, "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" begins playing in my mind.  :idiot2:
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