USS Thatcher (DD-162) leads ships into harbour, c.1919-22

USS Thatcher (DD-162) leads ships into harbour, c.1919-22

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Thatcher (DD-162) leading a column of ships into harbour during 1919-22. Second in line is her sister ship USS Crosby (DD-164)

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), USS Thatcher (DD-162) leads ships into harbour, c.1919-22 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Thatcher_DD162_enters_harbour.html

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