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USS Texas

Three ships of the United States Navy have borne (and a fourth will soon bear) the name USS Texas, in honor of Texas, a region that, after being taken from its natives by first Spain and then Mexico, and later becoming an independent republic, was admitted to the United States as the 28th state on December 29, 1845.

See also CSS Texas.



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