18in torpedo on USS Decatur (DD-5)
This picture shows one of the 18in torpedos carried by the Bainbridge class destroyer USS Decatur (DD-5). The picture gives us a good view of the propellor of the torpedo.
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.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (18 November 2017), 18in torpedo on USS Decatur (DD-5) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Decatur_DD5_torpedo.html