USS Manley (DD-74) after collision, 1918

USS Manley (DD-74) after collision, 1918
Here we see the stern of the Wickes class destroyer USS Manley (DD-74) after the collision of 19 March 1918 which set off her depth charges, killing 62 men on the two ships. The workers give some idea of the scale of the damage.
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 (18 November 2017), USS Manley (DD-74) after collision, 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Manley_DD74_collision.html

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