USS Tarbell (DD-142) at New York, 24 July 1943

USS Tarbell (DD-142) at New York, 24 July 1943
Here we see the Wickes class destroyers USS Tarbell (DD-142) at New York on 24 July 1943. This aerial view gives us a good view of the layout of the ship. Note the aft gun on top of an enlarged aft deck house, the splinter shields around the top of both deck houses and the bridge and the electronics on the mast.
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 (25 November 2017), USS Tarbell (DD-142) at New York, 24 July 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Tarbell_DD142_New_York_1943.html

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