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Fraser, Douglas. USS Houston (CA-30) and USS Peary - Front. February 18, 1942. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 5, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hca30/item/54/show/52.

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Fraser, Douglas. (February 18, 1942). USS Houston (CA-30) and USS Peary - Front. USS Houston (CA-30) Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hca30/item/54/show/52

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Fraser, Douglas, USS Houston (CA-30) and USS Peary - Front, February 18, 1942, USS Houston (CA-30) Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 5, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hca30/item/54/show/52.

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Title USS Houston (CA-30) and USS Peary
Creator (Local)
  • Fraser, Douglas
Date February 18, 1942
Caption 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"
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Naval operations
  • U.S. Navy
  • Battle of the Java Sea (1942)
  • Battle of Sunda Strait (1942)
  • U.S. Navy
  • Military life
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • USS Houston (CA-30)
Subject.Time Period (LCSH)
  • World War II, 1939-1945
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Darwin, Australia
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • photographs
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 1, Folder 74
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/375963
Original Collection Cruiser Houston Collection
Digital Collection USS Houston (CA-30) Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hca30
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Copyright Not Evaluated
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Front
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name hca30_201406_104_001.jpg