Houston is still there
Last December, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the National Research Centre of Archaeology Indonesia/Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS) conducted a remote-sensing survey of the wreck sites of Royal Australian navy light cruiser HMAS Perth (D29) and the U.S. heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA30), lost during World War II at Sunda Strait, 1 March 1942.
There had been persistent reports that both ships, along with a number of Dutch vessels, had been extensively raided by illegal scrap metal salvors.
After initial analysis, it looks like Houston may have been spared the vultures.
The new multi-beam sonar imagery shows the entire wreck site and confirms the wreck remains in its original sinking location and is largely intact.