USS DeLong (DD-129), aground in Halfmoon Bay
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS DeLong (DD-129) after she ran aground in Halfmoon Bay, just to the south of California, on 1 December 1921. Although the ship was salvaged, it wasn't worth repairing her and she was scrapped.
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 (28 October 2018), USS DeLong (DD-129), aground in Halfmoon Bay , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_DeLong_DD129_run_aground.html