USS Tucker (DD-57) under construction, 1 January 1915

USS Tucker (DD-57) under construction, 1 January 1915
Here we see the Tucker class destroyer USS Tucker (DD-57) on 1 January 1915 while she was still under construction. The Tucker had been laid down on 9 November 1914, and by this date her framework already looks to be complete.
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 (9 April 2017), USS Tucker (DD-57) under construction, 1 January 1915 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Tucker_DD57_construction.html

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