USS Drayton (DD-23), Boston Navy Yard, 1919

USS Drayton (DD-23), Boston Navy Yard, 1919
Here we see the Paulding class destroyer USS Drayton (DD-23) at Boston Navy Yard on 11 February 1919. She underwent a minor refit at Boston early in 1919 and then operated along the US East Coast for a few months, but then went into the reserve in November 1919 and remained there until 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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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (11 January 2017), USS Drayton (DD-23), Boston Navy Yard, 1919 ,

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