Battleship USS Texas: 1895

Battleship USS Texas: 1895

U.S. Navy Battleship U.S.S. Texas in dry dock, between 1895 and 1901. USS Texas was a second-class battleship built between 1889 and 1895. She had an active role in U.S. Navy operations around Cuba during May-July 1898, participating in the 3 July 1898 battle off Santiago that destroyed Spain's naval forces in the Western Hemisphere. She was in service from 1895 until 1911. Photo by Edward H. Hart. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.