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Battleship Texas Foundation working on agreement to relocate historic vessel to Pier 21 in Galveston

Posted on · The Battleship Texas, the last remaining battleship to be used in both World War I and World War II, previously was located at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte. It has been undergoing repairs in Galveston since August 2022.


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Battleship Texas prepares to set sail, and reporting on Harvey’s aftermath (Aug. 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday’s show: We learn about plans this week to move the Battleship Texas to Galveston for repairs. Then News 88.7 reporters reflect on creating the podcast Below the Waterlines. And we revisit a conversation with musician Steve Earle.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Battleship TEXAS

Posted on · Officials are holding a public festival to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of the Battleship TEXAS. The Battleship served in both world wars and is credited with the introduction and innovation of many advances, including gunnery, aviation and radar. Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin spoke with Bruce Bramlett, Executive Director of the Battleship TEXAS […]

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The Houston Bucket List, HISD School Closure, and Battleship Texas Centennial: Houston Matters for Friday, March 14, 2014

Posted on · For the last week, we’ve been asking you to contemplate items on your “Houston bucket list.” You know, those events, activities, and moments endemic to Houston that you want to be sure you experience them before you kick the proverbial bucket. Some of you e-mailed us with examples. Among them: A tour of Minute Maid […]

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