Depth Bomb Launchers on USS Wilkes (DD-67)
Here we see two depth bomb launchers on the stern of the Sampson class destroyer USS Wilkes (DD-67), probably taken while she was operating in European waters in 1917-18.
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 (15 April 2017), Depth Bomb Launchers on USS Wilkes (DD-67), http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Wilkes_DD67_depth_bombs.html