USS Cummings (DD-44), 1919

USS Cummings (DD-44), 1919
This picture shows the Cassin class destroyer USS Cummings (DD-44) on 26 February 1919. The line of white-clad figures on the bow suggests that this was a formal occasion of some sort.
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 (18 November 2017), USS Cummings (DD-44), 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Cummings_DD44_1919.html

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