US Navy confirmed that the wreck found at the bottom of the Java Sea × is the USS Houston, who drowned × Japan during World War II.
The wreckage sank with around 700 sailors and marines crew, so the Navy.
The divers × America and Indonesia found that the bilge debris and unexploded weapons has nothing.
"In discussions with our partners at × Indonesian Navy, they understand our obligation to protect these locations and the like," Admiral Harry Harris, commander of United States Pacific Fleet menyebutklan in a statement.
Battle of Sunda Strait
Houston Ship Channel, nicknamed "Coastal Ghosts of Java," sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait × on February 28, 1942.
Commanding officer, Captain Albert Rooks ×, × posthumously received the Medal of Honor, which is the highest honor in the military of the United States, for extraordinary heroism in that battle.
At first the entire 1,068 sailors and marines aboard was presumed dead.
But when the war ended in 1945, it is known that there are 291 people who survived and were held in POW camps × Japan for three years, and then sent home to America.
Already on June 11 and the officers of the United States laid a wreath at the site to commemorate the sinking of the ship, but a new day Monday kermarin × Command
History and Heritage US Navy confirmed that the wreckage was matched with the USS Houston. BBC