Now it's open, now it's not; more leaks on USS Texas
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Updated 04:10 p.m., Thursday, July 5, 2012
"Long story short: no respite," Smith said in an email. [...] far, Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife has spent more than $300,000 to repair the ship since the first leaks were detected June 9. TDPW executive director Carter Smith said his agency and other stakeholders in the dreadnought-class warship are working to prioritize desperately needed repairs to the hull and rusted internal support structures.