USS Hamilton (DD-141) with forward torpedo tubes

USS Hamilton (DD-141) with forward torpedo tubes

Here we see the Wickes class destroyers USS Hamilton (DD-141) in the 1930s when her forward gun had been replaced with torpedo tubes for trials.

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 (25 November 2017), USS Hamilton (DD-141) with forward torpedo tubes , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Hamilton_DD141_forward_torpedo_tubes.html

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