USS Rowan (DD-64) at Sea, November 1917

USS Rowan (DD-64) at Sea, November 1917
Here we see the Sampson class destroyer USS Rowan (DD-64) at sea in November 1917, in wartime dazzle camouflage (thus the nickname 'the flying Zebra'). At this date the Rowan was operating in European waters.
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 (15 April 2017), USS Rowan (DD-64) at Sea, November 1917 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Rowan_DD64_1917.html

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