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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Texas (1895-1911) -- Scenes on Board and Distant Views

This page features views on board USS Texas and ones showing her in the background of pictures of other subjects.

See the page USS Texas (1895-1911) for overall views of this ship.

If higher resolution reproductions than these digital images are desired, see "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.


The following images show scenes on board USS Texas:

Photo #: NH 71830-KN (Color)

"Assembling the Fleet at Key West -- Sunday Service on the Battleship Texas."


Colored print after a painting by Howard Chandler Christy, March 1898, copyright 1898 by P.F. Collier. Ship in the left background is USS New York.

Collections of the Navy Department, purchased from Lawrence Lane, 1970.
Navy Curator Accession #: 70-638-A
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 76,894 bytes; 740 x 470 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93700

USS Texas (1895-1911)


Crewmen pose in front of the battleship's port side (forward) 12"/35 gun, 1898. This view looks aft, with boat stowage and a winch at the left. Original photograph was printed on a stereograph card by Strohmeyer & Wyman, New York, 1898.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(Ret), 1982.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 67,536 bytes; 570 x 635 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 93700-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 55,165 bytes; 675 x 350 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 100333

USS Texas (1895-1911)


Crewmen pose with mascot dog and cat at the muzzle of one of the ship's 12"/35 guns. The original photograph was copyrighted in 1900 by R.Y. Young, and published as a lightly color-tinted semi- transparency stereograph card by the American Stereoscopic Co., New York.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(Ret), 1982.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 41,554 bytes; 574 x 615 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 100333-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 47,070 bytes; 675 x 355 pixels

 



The following images show USS Texas in the background of pictures of other subjects:

Photo #: NH 78627-KN (Color)

"Before the War"


Painting by Carlton T. Chapman, depicting the U.S. North Atlantic Squadron anchored in Hampton Roads, Virginia, circa late March or early April 1898. Ships present are (left to right: USS New York, USS Indiana, USS Texas, USS Massachusetts, USS Columbia and USS Iowa.

Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC. Donation of Capt. R.G. Colbert, USN.
Navy Art Accession #: 63-33-B
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 94,403 bytes; 570 x 780 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 100346

USS Minneapolis (C-13)


Photographed in 1898, with USS Texas coaling in the left distance. The original photograph was copyright by J.F. Jarvis, Washington, DC, and published on a stereograph card.
Note the ship's bow decoration, anchor and chain.

Courtesy of Louis Smaus, 1985

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 62,106 bytes; 590 x 630 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 100346-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 54,887 bytes; 675 x 355 pixels

 

See the page USS Texas (1895-1911) for overall views of this ship.

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12 October 1998