USS Dent (DD-116) at sea, 1921

USS Dent (DD-116) at sea, 1921
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Dent (DD-116) at sea in February 1921, during her visit to Mexico and South America. Note the sun screens that cover most of the deck, and tha talso make the amidships torpedo tubes more visible (one just behind the aft funnel, and another just behind the gap in the screens.
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 (21 October 2017), USS Dent (DD-116) at sea, 1921 ,

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