USS Hull, Lawrence, Hopkins, Whipple & Truxtun, 1907

USS Hull, Lawrence, Hopkins, Whipple & Truxtun, 1907
Here we see the early destroyers USS Hull (DD-7), USS Lawrence (DD-8), USS Hopkins (DD-6), USS Whipple (DD-15) and USS Truxton (DD-14) in a rather domestic scene in the Norfolk Navy Base, Virginia, during 1907.
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 (20 January 2018), USS Hull, Lawrence, Hopkins, Whipple & Truxtun, 1907, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hull_lawrence_hopkins_whipple_truxtun.html

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