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19-N-110835 USS Houston (CL-81)

Photo #: 19-N-110835  USS Houston (CL-81)
Title: USS Houston (CL-81)
Description: Burial at sea for crewmen killed when the ship was torpedoed off Formosa on 14 October 1944. Photographed while Houston was under tow on 15 October. The following day, 16 October, she was hit in the starboard quarter (just aft of where this view was taken) by another aerial torpedo. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 19-N-110835
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