USS Barney (DD-149), 1930s
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Barney (DD-149) docked at some point during the 1930s. By this date her aft gun had been moved to the top of a larger aft deckhouse and the stern was filled with depth charge racks.
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 (2 December 2017), USS Barney (DD-149), 1930s , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Barney_DD149_1930s.html