USS Howard (DD-179), c. 1921-22

USS Howard (DD-179), c. 1921-22

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Howard (DD-179) during 1921-22, when she was serving with Destroyer Division 22. Note that her aft gun has been lifted onto her aft deckhouse.

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 (13 January 2018), USS Howard (DD-179), c. 1921-22 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Howard_DD179_1921.html

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