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SS Excambion, 1948
Originally named the USS Queens, the ship was renamed the Excambion in 1948. It served as a cruise ship from New York City to the Mediterranean. Its last cruise was in 1959. In 1965 it was renamed the Texas Clipper and ...
USS Queens, 1945-1946
The USS Queens was an attack transport during WWII in the Pacific. The collection consists of two documents, a Christmas Day Menu and the travel record of the Queens.
Texas Clipper Life Ring
Life ring from the Texas Clipper. Included are a series of pictures of the Texas Clipper and other ships.
Texas Clipper Wheel
Original wheel from Texas Clipper I from the Clipper engine room.
Texas Clipper Oars
Bright orange oars from the Texas Clipper.
Untitled mural. Oil on canvas (13 ft. x 3 ft.) by Joe Jones (b. 1909, St. Louis, Mo.-d. 1963, Morristown, New Jersey). Originally installed in 1955 by American Export Lines aboard its cargo-passenger ship SS Excambion, ...
T/S Texas Clipper I, 1966-1989, 1995
The Texas Clipper was known as the USS Queens and then the SS Excambion before becoming the training ship for the Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M Galveston in 1965. Its last cruise as the training ship for the Texas ...
Texas Clipper Gangway Plank
Large sign used on the gangway of the Texas Clipper I.
Texas Clipper Model
Joe Gooby (Bosun on the ship) always known as just “Gooby”, built this model of the Texas Clipper while on cruise.
Texas Clipper Badges
Texas Clipper badges attached to the smoke stack of the ship sometime after it was acquired in 1965.