The fourth ship in the Navy to carry the name "Texas", the USS TEXAS is the second VIRGINIA - class nuclear-powered attack submarine.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: September 30, 1998|
|Keel laid: July 12, 2002|
|Launched: April 9, 2005|
|Commissioned: September 9, 2006|
|Builder: Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va.|
|Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor|
|Length: 377 feet (115 meters)|
|Beam: 34 feet (10.4 meters)|
|Draft: 30.5 feet (9.3 meters)|
|Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 6,950 tons Submerged: approx. 7,800 tons|
|Speed: Surfaced: approx. 25 knots Submerged: approx. 32 knots|
|Armament: Tomahawk missiles from 12 VLS tubes, four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon, advanced mobile mines and unmanned undersea vehicles|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, HI.|
|Crew: 15 officers, 117 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS TEXAS. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.