U.S.S. Texas

U.S.S. Texas (HMO7H)

Location: La Porte, TX 77571 Harris County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 45.384', W 95° 5.397'

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National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark

Last steam engine-driven battleship
Four cylinder triple expansion steam engines
Largest afloat (27,000 h.p.) at commissioning (1914)
Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers - 1975
HM NumberHMO7H
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed1975
Placed ByAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 297915 N 3293622
Decimal Degrees29.75640000, -95.08995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 45.384', W 95° 5.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 45' 23.04" N, 95° 5' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)281, 713, 832
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 490-536 Pr 1836 N, La Porte TX 77571, US
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