CSS Texas

Twin screw towboat, b. 2011 by Gulf Coast Steel, Inc., Bayou la Batre, Ala(HULL). And Carline Management Co.(FINISH OUT) 75 x 30. Cummins KTA38-M diesels, 2000 hp. Twin Disc 5321 red. 6.39:1. Operated by Carline Management Company, Inc., Gonzales, La.

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CSS Texas (1865) The keel for the CSS Texas was laid down at Richmond, Virginia. She was launched in January 1865. At the time of Robert E. Lee's evacuation of Richmond on 3 April 1865, she was left unfinished but intact in an outfitting berth at the Richmond Navy Yard, one of only two vessels which escaped destruction by the departing Confederate forces. Captured when the city fell the following day, the ironclad was taken into the United States Navy, but saw no service.