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Harrod in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USS Texas (CGN 39)

 
 
USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
1. USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker
Inscription. (logo of ship) USS Texas (CGN 39) The USS Texas (CGN 39) was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drtdock Company and was commissioned September 10, 1977 The ship had an overall length of 585 with an extreme beam of 63. A crew of 575 manned the ship. Two nuclear fission reactors which powered a set of geared turbines propelled the ship at speeds excess of 30 knots. The USS Texas was decommissioned July 16, 1993. This anchor was acquired by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in December, 1995, and weighs 14,500 pounds. Harrod Christian Church
 
Erected by Harrod Christian Church.
 
Location. 40° 42.563′ N, 83° 55.253′ W. Marker is in Harrod, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and East Third Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Click for map. marker is part of the Harrod Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 N Main St, Harrod OH 45850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park (here, next to this marker); 1905 Shay Engine (within shouting distance of this marker); Workman's Crew Caboose
USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
2. USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); P-39 Airacobra Crash Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); McKee's Hill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Headwaters of the Auglaize River (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Hog Creek Settlement (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrod.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
3. USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance, on the ground between the anchor and the main park memorial (subject of another HMdb page)
USS Texas (CGN 39 )Anchor image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
4. USS Texas (CGN 39 )Anchor
USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
5. USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker
One of the flukes
USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 10, 2016
6. USS Texas (CGN 39) Marker
The etched logo of the ship. A "Virginia Class" nuclear guided missile cruiser.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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