USS Allen (DD-66) at sea off Hawaii, 1944

USS Allen (DD-66) at sea off Hawaii, 1944
This aerial photo shows the Sampson class destroyer USS Allen (DD-66) at sea off Hawaii during 1944, when she was used to escort ships travelling within the Hawaiian islands, and on anti-submarine patrols. She still carries torpedo tubes by the second funnel, and all four of her original guns are still in place. However she also has a extra deck house behind the fourth funnel and depth charge racks on the stern,
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 (15 April 2017), USS Allen (DD-66) at sea off Hawaii, 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Allen_DD66_1944.html

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