Awnings on USS Schenck (DD-159)

Awnings on USS Schenck (DD-159)

This picture of the Wickes class destroyer USS Schenck (DD-159), taken in 1919-20, shows her with an awning erected over the side of the ship to shelter the wardroom and captain's cabin.

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), Awnings on USS Schenck (DD-159) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Schenck_DD159_awnings.html

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