USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193), Norfolk Navy Yard, 26 January 1921
Here we see the Clemson class destroyer USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193) in the Norfolk Navy Yard on 26 January 1921. This was clearly laundry day, with what looks to be the bedding airing on the rails.
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.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (4 August 2018), USS Abel P Upshur (DD-193), Norfolk Navy Yard, 26 January 1921 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Abel_P_Upshur_DD193_1921.html