USS Breckinridge (DD-148) off Charleston Navy Yard, 24 October 1943

USS Breckinridge (DD-148) off Charleston Navy Yard, 24 October 1943

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Breckinridge at Charleston, on 24 October 1943. At this date she has had one of her funnels removed.

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), USS Breckinridge (DD-148) off Charleston Navy Yard, 24 October 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Breckinridge_DD148_charleston_1943.html

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