USS Foote (DD-169) as HMS Roxburgh, Hampton Roads, 3 September 1942

USS Foote (DD-169) as HMS Roxburgh, Hampton Roads, 3 September 1942

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Foote (DD-169) after she joined the Royal Navy as HMS Roxborough (pennant I 07). Note the aft gun has been raised to the top of the aft deck house. The depth charge rails on the sterm can also be seen clearly.

U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann . The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (6 January 2018), USS Foote (DD-169) as HMS Roxburgh, Hampton Roads, 3 September 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_HMS_Roxburgh_1942.html

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