USS Palmer (DD-151) from the air, c.1919-21

USS Palmer (DD-151) from the air, c.1919-21

The aerial photo shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Palmer (DD-151) during 1919-21. This show shows the crows nests installed on both masts.

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 (30 December 2017), USS Palmer (DD-151) from the air, c.1919-21 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Palmer_DD151_1919_21.html

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