USS Burns (DM-11) with mines on deck, 1922-24

USS Burns (DM-11) with mines on deck, 1922-24

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Burns (DM-11) with mines visible on her deck - four towards the stern and five just behind the funnels stand out most clearly.

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 (6 January 2018), USS Burns (DM-11) with mines on deck, 1922-24 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Burns_DM11_mines.html

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