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Author Topic: USS Houston, CA-30, US Navy Heavy Cruiser  (Read 4839 times)
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« on: 25 March 2009, 01:17:25 »

Postcard image of the heavy cruiser Houston in the Gatun locks of the Panama Canal.  The Houston made several passages of the Canal in the 1930s, the latest in mid-1939 per this wikipedia article (if you take wikipedia as accurate for this type of information.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Houston_(CA-30)
The Houston was sunk at the Battle of Java Sea on 28 February, 1942.
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