Texas Maritime Museum

The Battle of Campeche

Battle of Campeche

The Battle of Campeche The Battle of Campeche Bay was fought by the Texas Navy ships the Austin and the brig Wharton. On April 30, 1843, on a cruise off […]

Sailors’ Valentines: Tokens of Love

Sailor's Valentines

Sailor’s Valentines: A Token of Love Across the vast expanse of maritime history, sailors and their loved ones endured long separations. In the 19th century, a unique token of affection […]

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