USS Sampson (DD-63) in Hampton Roads, 13 December 1916

USS Sampson (DD-63) in Hampton Roads, 13 December 1916
Here we see USS Sampson (DD-63), the name-ship of the Sampson class of destroyers, in Hampton Roads on 13 December 1916. At this date she was serving with the Atlantic Fleet, having been commissioned a few months earlier.
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 Sampson (DD-63) in Hampton Roads, 13 December 1916 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Sampson_DD63_hampton_roads.html

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