A big day in U.S. Battleship history
1898: The USS Alabama Battleship #8 was launched by William Cramp and Sons in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1901: The USS Ohio Battleship #12 was launched by Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California.
and in 1912 the USS Texas Battleship #35 was launched by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.,
Newport News, Virginia.