Port torpedo tubes, USS Blakey (DD-150), 1920s

Port torpedo tubes, USS Blakey (DD-150), 1920s

Here we see the port torpedo tubes on the Wickes class destroyer USS Blakeley (DD-150) facing out to sea ready for the torpedoes to be launched.

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 (2 December 2017), Port torpedo tubes, USS Blakey (DD-150), 1920s , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Blakeley_DD150_port_torpedo_tubes.html

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