USS Kalk (DD-170), c.1919-22
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Kalk (DD-170) moored at a pier some time in 1919-22. Note the 48 star flying at her bow.
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 (6 January 2018), USS Kalk (DD-170), c.1919-22 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Kalk_DD170_191922.html