USS Wickes (DD-75) in Devonport Drydock, 1919

USS Wickes (DD-75) in Devonport Drydock, 1919

Here we see the USS Wickes (DD-75), name ship of the Wickes class of destroyers, in the drydock at Devonport in 1919, probably after her collision with the German merchant ship Ljusne Elf at Hamburg in 3 March 1919.

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 (1 July 2017), USS Wickes (DD-75) in Devonport Drydock, 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Wickes_DD75_drydock_devonport.html

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