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USS Houston (CA-30) and USS Peary, 1942

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 74, Item: 1

Inscription on back: ""Probably last photo of Houston, Feb 18, 1942, U.S.S. Peary Astern, sunk next day, Feb 19, 1942."" Caption on white card: "Photographs of the U.S.S. Houston and the U.S.S. Peary, 18 February 1942 (one photo shows the U.S.S. Peary afire after an explosion. Photos were taken from the nearby H.M.A.S. Deloraine.; Caption on front: "U.S.S. Houston, a cruiser which escorted the Timor Sea convoy, and U.S.S Peary, with part of the convoy they brought back to port on February 18"

Dates

  • Other: 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 63.0 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

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