USS Aylwin (DD-47) fires her Y-Guns
Here we see the Cassin class destroyer USS Aylwin (DD-47) firing her 'Y-Gun' depth charge launchers. Three depth charges can be seen in the air, suggesting that at least two 'Y-Guns' have been fired.
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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Rickard, J (5 December 2016), USS Aylwin (DD-47) fires her Y-Guns , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Aylwin_DD47_y_guns.html