USS Woolsey (DD-77) being launched, 17 September 1918
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Woolsey (DD-77) being launched at the Bath Iron Works of Bath Maine on 17 September 1918, with a sizable number of people on board.
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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Rickard, J (20 January 2018), USS Woolsey (DD-77) being launched, 17 September 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Woolsey_DD77_launch.html