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Sunken wreck confirmed as WWII cruiser USS Houston

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HMAS Perth, one of the ABDA (American, British, Dutch, Australian) cruisers sunk in February 1942 at the Battle of Java Sea. Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force, Perth, Uss Houston, Australian Defence Force, Heavy Cruiser, Buy A Boat, Navy Ships, Submarines

HMAS Perth, the USS Houston's companion in the suicide mission to disrupt the Japanese invasion of Java

USS Houston Northampton-class heavy cruiser of the US Navy. Another cruiser in the background. Naval History, Military History, Texas History, Family History, Uss Houston, Churchill, Model Warships, Heavy Cruiser, Us Navy Ships

The 'Nightmare' Night USS Houston Went Down

USS Houston - Article about what happened in the Java sea.

“USS Houston at Tsingtao, China, on 4 July dressed overall for the holiday. She is flying the four-star flag of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, Commander in Chief Asiatic Fleet, at her. Royal Navy, Us Navy, Uss Houston, Uss Texas, Heavy Cruiser, United States Navy, Navy Ships, Pearl Harbor, Military Life

USS Houston: She served as flagship for the US Asiatic squadron in the 1930s. Reputed to be FDR's favorite ship, she transported him on several voyages before returning to the Pacific. After Pearl Harbor, she fought in several battles. The final was a failed effort to prevent a Japanese invasion of Java in February 1942. None of the cruisers in the mixed US/Dutch/Australian force survived.

US Navy divers to visit wreck of World War II USS Houston in Indonesia sunk by the Japanese in February, 1942 at the battle of Sundra Straights. Naval History, Military History, Texas History, Uss Houston, Galloping Ghost, Heavy Cruiser, Us Navy Ships, United States Navy, Submarines

"USS HOUSTON" (CA-30) Was a (600.3') Northampton Class Heavy Cruiser (Honors, 2 Battle Stars, 1 Unit Citation) Commission 17 June 1930 - Sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait - 1 March 1942 - Loss of 693 Sailors and 638 Were Captured.

Sinking of USS Houston in the Battle of Sunda Strait, 1 March Painting by Joseph Fleischman, Naval History and Heritage Command Photo Uss Houston, Galloping Ghost, Nightmare Night, Heavy Cruiser, Us Navy Ships, Dutch East Indies, Naval History, Military Art, Battleship

The 'Nightmare' Night USS Houston Went Down

This is a first person account of the 1942 Battles of Java and Sunda Strait. The work was published in the February 1949 issue of Proceedings.

Franklin D. Roosevelt in the admiral's cabin onboard USS Houston in National Archives and Records Administration Photo Franklin Roosevelt, Uss Houston, Nightmare Night, Presidential History, Charleston South Carolina, National Archives, Us History, Wwii

The 'Nightmare' Night USS Houston Went Down

This is a first person account of the 1942 Battles of Java and Sunda Strait. The work was published in the February 1949 issue of Proceedings.

The battle of Java sea was a very decisive battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II. Allied navies suffered a disastrous defeat at hand of the imperial Japanese navy on February - Kassadie Uss Houston, Imperial Japanese Navy, Us Military, Navy Ships, Java, World War Ii, Marines, Prompts, Wwii

Reports of Illegal Salvage Prompted Examination of USS Houston Wreck - USNI News

The U.S. Navy’s recognition of a 72-year-old war grave began when an Australian scuba diver plucked a bent trumpet from 120 feet below the Sea of Java. The mangled horn belonged to one of 1,100 sailors or Marines assigned USS Houston (CA-30) — a cruiser sunk by Imperial Japanese Navy ships in one of America’s …

Commemorative plaque for HMAS Perth and USS Houston at Rockingham Naval Memorial Park Uss Houston, Memorial Park, United States Army, World War Two, Perth, Battle, Sea, History, Boats

Commemorative plaque for HMAS Perth and USS Houston at Rockingham Naval Memorial Park

Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDRs Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her - Guten Morgen Freitag Uss Houston, Tin Can Sailors, Books On Tape, Last Stand, Prisoners Of War, Single Words, Used Books, How To Dry Basil, Saga

Ship of Ghosts

Ship of Ghosts book. Read 169 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Son, we’re going to Hell.The navigator of the USS Houston confi...