USS William B Preston (DD-344) in 1927
Here we see the Clemson class destroyer USS William B. Preston (DD-344) during 1927, anchored in a very calm sea - the mirror effect may well what be attracted the photographer. She spend much of 1927 in Chinese waters, where the Nationalist KMT captured Nanking and Shanghai, triggering a direct confrontation with the western Navies at Nanking.
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Rickard, J (29 August 2020), USS William B Preston (DD-344) in 1927 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_William_B_Preston_DD344_1927.html