Old Hoodoo The Battleship Texas America s First Battleship The Texas was early on considered something of an ugly duckling in the Navy often characterized as a clumsy hoodoo or jinxed ship Her service in the Spanish American War proved her to be a late blo
The Texas was early on considered something of an ugly duckling in the Navy, often characterized as a clumsy hoodoo , or jinxed ship Her service in the Spanish American War proved her to be a late bloomer, an odd looking ship that met the challenges of combat and served her nation well as a critical step in the development of the New Navy Perhaps being seen as the leastThe Texas was early on considered something of an ugly duckling in the Navy, often characterized as a clumsy hoodoo , or jinxed ship Her service in the Spanish American War proved her to be a late bloomer, an odd looking ship that met the challenges of combat and served her nation well as a critical step in the development of the New Navy Perhaps being seen as the least valuable battleship in the Navy and therefore the most expendable, the Texas found herself in the enviable position of seeing action than any other capital vessel in the US Fleet The Texas shone in every engagement in which she was committed She took part in the search for the Spanish fleet She also participated in the first significant independent Marine Corps action in history when she provided critical support in their capture of Guantanamo Bay She then provided support to the Army in the invasion of Cuba and the subsequent investiture of Santiago, engaging a number of Spanish forts in the process Off Santiago, she took the first hit by an enemy gun and the first combat death for the Navy, being struck by enemy shells in two different actions At the Naval Battle of Santiago she steamed aggressively forward into the thick of battle and directly engaged six warships of the Spanish fleet Though clearly obsolescent, few patriotic sailors would not have wanted to walk her powder and blood stained decks The Texas was conceived in an era when the US Navy was attempting to arise from the post Civil War neglect that had crippled its ability to assert itself in international waters It was a period of great change, both technologically and in the development of the theory of naval power as espoused by Alfred Thayer Mahan She sailed in the time before the US Navy had reached the renowned strength and professionalism it exhibited in World Wars One and Two, but contributed immeasurably to this achievement This is the illustrated story of the design, construction, and operational history of the USS Texas of 1895, America s first battleship and hero of the Spanish American War Hundreds of historic photos and plans combined with exhaustively researched text capture the spirit of the age, as well as the technological details of the ship.
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"Old Hoodoo" The Battleship Texas: America's First Battleship 1895-1911 by Mark D. Cowan Alan K. Sumrall 168 Mark D. Cowan Alan K. Sumrall
Title: "Old Hoodoo" The Battleship Texas: America's First Battleship 1895-1911 by Mark D. Cowan Alan K. Sumrall