USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33
Here we see the Wickes class destroyers USS Upshur (DD-144) in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during 1931-33. This picture looks to have been taken during some sort of formal inspection, judging by the line of white-clad sailors on the foredeck.
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.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (25 November 2017), USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Upshur_DD144_cuba.html