USS Drayton (DD-23) at New York

USS Drayton (DD-23) at New York
Here we see the Paulding class destroyer USS Drayton (DD-23), probably at New York in 1922. Note the larger warships in the background, including at least one capital, with lattice masts.
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 Drayton (DD-23) at New York , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Drayton_DD23_new_york.html

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