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Historical Marker: First Navy of the Republic of Texas2020-01-23T14:01:21-06:00

First Navy of the Republic of Texas

Historical Marker

Pier 21, Galveston, TX (Directions)

One of over 200 historical markers on the island, this marker commemorates the establishment of the First Navy of the Republic of Texas  The marker was erected in 1936 by the Texas Historical Commission.

First Navy of the Republic of Texas

Inscribed

“Dedicated to the first navy of the Republic of Texas established by Governor Henry Smith November 25th, 1835. The Fleet: BRUTUS, INDEPENDENCE, LIBERTY and INVINCIBLE. Commemorating the heroism of its personnel; defenders of an empire.”


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