USS Caldwell refueling, 27 February 1918
Here we see the USS Caldwell (DD-69), the name ship of the Caldwell class of destroyers taking on fuel from the unusual four masted tanker Quevilly, at the tankers permanent wartime base in the Azores, on 27 February 1918.
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 (15 April 2017), USS Caldwell refueling, 27 February 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Caldwell_DD69_refueling.html