USS Sumner (DD-333) refueling from the Cuyama (AO-3)

USS Sumner (DD-333) refueling from the Cuyama (AO-3)
Here we see the Clemson Class Destroyer USS Sumner (DD-333) being refueled from the Cuyama (AO-3) at sea, c.1925. This picture was taken only ten years after the US Navy first developed the side-by-side refueling system, which was much more effective than the astern system used by the Royal Navy at first.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (25 April 2020), USS Sumner (DD-333) refueling from the Cuyama (AO-3) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Sumner_DD333_refueling.html

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