Decommissioning Party for USS Elliot (DD-146), 21 September 1945
Here we see the decommissioning party for the crew (and partners) of the Wickes class destroyers USS Elliot (DD-146/ DMS-4/ AG-104), being held at Wilmington, California, on 21 September 1945, the month before she was officially decommissioned.
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 (2 December 2017), Decommissioning Party for USS Elliot (DD-146), 21 September 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Elliot_DD146_decommissioning_party.html