News Articles
The New York Times articles were located using the NYT Index and copied from microfilm. 
The articles from English newspapers were obtained from the local English libraries.  Only a part of my collection
    Date Source Content  
  6 Mar 1910 NY Times, pg 1 What battleship money can buy instead  
  11 May 1912 NY Times, pg 1 Social feud over the choice of TEXAS sponsor at the launching  
  19 May 1912 NY Times, pg 12 Launching (shows ideas influencing the construction (ie protection as compared to TITANIC).  
  23 Oct 1913 NY Times, pg 7 Sailed through 50 knot gale  (Standardization runs, Rockland Me)  
  24 Oct 1913 NY Times, pg 1 Engine damage during trial run  (Standardization runs, Rockland Me)  
  28 Oct 1913 NY Times, pg 1 Makes 22.28 knots  (Standardization runs, Rockland Me)  
  . Dec 1944 Newport News Shipyard Bulletin Builders account  (Standardization runs, Rockland Me)  
  27 Mar 1914 NY Times, pg 7 In New York Navy Yard to outfit  
  7 May 1914 NY Times, pg 12 Ceremony - Receives silk ensign from "Texas Club of New York City".  
  22 Jun 1914 NY Times, pg 4 Electric ovens, cooking capacity, operating etc  
  Jan 1915 Wells Fargo Messenger Delivering the $10,000 TEXAS silver from Waco to Galveston, by horse drawn wagon, w photo  
  23 Jun 1916 NY Times, pg 3 Leaves port in a hurry and under secrecy.  
  13 Aug 1916 NY Times, pg 16 Red pennant for battle efficiency  
  4 Feb 1917 NY Times, pg 10 Leads 14inch gunnery and 2nd in 5inch gunnery  
  18 Oct 1917 NY Times, pg 13 Wins electronic signaling contest  
  15 Jan 1918 NY Times, pg 15 To receive Knox Trophy for gunnery  
  4 Jul 1918 Sheffield Star TEXAS baseball game vs army, 4th of July, before 25,000, in England.   
  28 Jul 1919  NY Times, pg 6 Crosses Panama Canal with battle fleet  
  25 Jul 1923 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Map of battle fleet anchorage, in Seattle, (reads like "Battleship Row", at Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941)  
  20 Jun 1924 Torquay Times, pg 7 Arrives Torquay, England, with naval academy midshipmen  
  24 Jun 1924 Torquay Times, pg 5 Details of sailor activities ashore and how the English see them  
  24 Jul 1925 NY Times, pg 25 TEXAS anti-aircraft target fire involving the USN airship Shenandoah.  
  30 Jul 1925 NY Times, pg 9 TEXAS anti-aircraft target fire involving the USN airship Shenandoah.  
  11 May 1930 NY Times, pg 22 50,000 visit the fleet, in New York City  
  12 May 1930 NY Times, pg 3 Daily food type/cost and cost to pay crew  
  20 May 1930 NY Times, pg 25 President Hoover reviews fleet as it sails  
  3 Aug 1930 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Map of fleet anchorage  
  15 Nov 1930 The TEXAS Steer (BB35 newspaper) Mystery of Ward Room coffee revealed  
  1 Aug 1931 The TEXAS Steer (BB35 newspaper) Painting the underwater hull costs $852, "The TEXAS Steer"  
  12 Dec 1931 The TEXAS Steer (BB35 newspaper) Mascot Maggie births in Brig  
  9 Jun 1944 New York Daily News Gunnery Officer Derrickson, during Normandy  
  22 Jul 1944 Saturday Evening Post BB35 during Normandy (lots of crewmember interviews)  
  16 Sep 1944 Saturday Evening Post BB35 at Cherbourg (detailed account)  
  14 Nov 1944 New York Sun Turret 1 gun towed up 5th Ave to war bond site  
  24 Sep 1945 Houston Chronicle Editorial - drawing to bring BB35 to TEXAS  
  24 Nov 1946 Houston Post: Editorial - drawing to bring BB35 to TEXAS (homeless vet)  
  29 Mar 1948 Houston Post: BB35 arrives in Galveston area (photo w P-51s overhead)  
  21 Apr 1948 Houston Post, pg 10 Can TEXAS be reached with a baseball, from Buffs Stadium? (with cartoon)  

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