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

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 74, Item: 2

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. Peary, a destoyer, exploded and sank. This dramatic photograph was taken by Signalman Douglas Fraser from H.M.A.S. Deloraine. H.M.A.S. Katoomba is in the floating dock and the hosptial ship Manunda at right."; Inscription on back: "Darwin, Feb, 19, 1942"


  • Other: 1942

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Open for research.


From the Collection: 63.0 linear feet

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Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

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