USS Kennison (AG-83), San Diego, 1945

USS Kennison (AG-83), San Diego, 1945
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Kennison (AG-83), off San Diego in September 1945, when she was an auxiliary warship acting as a target ship (note the lack of guns).
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 (11 November 2017), USS Kennison (AG-83), San Diego, 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Kennison_AG83_1945.html

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