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19-N-110837 USS Houston (CL-81)

Photo #: 19-N-110837  USS Houston (CL-81)
Title: USS Houston (CL-81)
Description: Damage to the ship's aircraft hangar from a torpedo hit in her starboard quarter received off Formosa on 16 October 1944. View looks through the blown-open hangar hatch in the direction of the torpedo's impact point, showing men working in the damaged area. Photographed circa 27 October 1944, after Houston had been towed to Ulithi Atoll. Note broken aircraft crane at right, sea free-flooding into the hangar, and greatly distorted structure. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 19-N-110837
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