USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at Spalato, 1919

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at Spalato (now Split, Croatia), in 1919, when the US had a small fleet in the Adriatic to help impose the terms of the Austro-Hungarian armistice.

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) at Spalato, 1919 ,

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