Four ships of the United States Navy have borne (and the fourth being a nuclear submarine) the name USS Texas, in honor of the State of Texas.
The United States Navy's first battleship was the first to bear the name USS Texas, in honor of Texas, the 28th state.
USS Texas (DLGN/CGN-39) was the second Virginia-class nuclear guided missile cruiser. She was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of Texas.
USS Texas (SSN-775) is a Virginia-class submarine, and the fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of The Lone Star State.
USS Texas (BB-35) was a New York-class battleship, and the second ship of the United States Navy named to honor Texas, the 28th state. Texasâ€™s keel was laid down on 17 April 1911 at Newport News, Virginia, by the Newport News Shipbuilding Company. She was launched on 18 May 1912 sponsored by Miss Claudia Lyon, and commissioned on 12 March 1914 with Captain Albert W.