USS Sampson (DD-63) crossing the Atlantic, May 1917
Here we see USS Sampson (DD-63), the name-ship of the Sampson class of destroyers, crossing the Atlantic in May 1917, while escorting a convoy from the United States to Ireland.
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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Rickard, J (15 April 2017), USS Sampson (DD-63) crossing the Atlantic, May 1917 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Sampson_DD63_crossing_atlantic.html