USS Ward (DD-139) at Mare Island, September 1918
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Ward (DD-139) off the Mare Island Navy Yard in September 1918, showing her in First World War dazzle camo.
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 Ward (DD-139) at Mare Island, September 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Ward_DD139_mare_island_1918.html