USS Walker (DD-163), USS Crosby (DD-164), USS Thatcher (DD-162), Cuyama, USS Gamble (DD-123)

USS Walker (DD-163), USS Crosby (DD-164), USS Thatcher (DD-162), Cuyama, USS Gamble (DD-123)

This picture shows four Wickes class destroyers moored alongside the Kanawh class fleet replenishment oiler USS Cuyama (AO-3) at Acapulco in 1919. On the left are the Walker (DD-163), Crosby (DD-164) and Thatcher (DD-162) and on the right the Gamble (DD-123).

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 (30 December 2017), USS Walker (DD-163), USS Crosby (DD-164), USS Thatcher (DD-162), Cuyama, USS Gamble (DD-123) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_walker_crosby_thatcher_cuyama_gamble.html

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