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Just thought you would like to know that the fourth USS TEXAS is to be commissioned this week in Galveston. The first was the first Battleship the United States ever built and was commissioned before the MAINE. Both were obsolete before they were even launched. TEXAS and MAINE of course played importantly in the Spanish-American War. The second was/is BB-35 which fought in both the Ist and 2nd World Wars and is the flagship of the Texas Navy. (You can find the Texas Navy website on the internet) The third TEXAS was a guided-missile cruiser. The latest is a nuclear submarine which will be "champaigned" by First Lady Laura Bush.
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