USS Montgomery (DM-17), c. 1930s

USS Montgomery (DM-17), c. 1930s
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Montgomery (DM-17) at some point in the 1930s. She carries the mine force logo, and her new number 17, often not the case with converted destroyers.
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 (21 October 2017), USS Montgomery (DM-17), c. 1930s , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Montgomery_DM17_1930s.html

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