USS Ellis (DD-154) with damaged bow, 1934

USS Ellis (DD-154) with damaged bow, 1934

Here we see the damaged bow of the Wickes class destroyer USS Ellis (DD-154), lost in a collision with USS MCFardland (DD-237) on 5 November 1934. This shows her after temporary repairs at San Diego, which allowed her to reach Mare Island for permanent repairs.

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 (23 December 2017), USS Ellis (DD-154) with damaged bow, 1934 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Ellis_DD154_damaged_bow.html

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