USS Claxton (DD-140), San Diego, 7 October 1932
Here we see the Wickes class destroyers USS Claxton (DD-140) at San Diego on 7 October 1932, during her second period in commission.
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 (25 November 2017), USS Claxton (DD-140), San Diego, 7 October 1932 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Claxton_DD140_1932.html