USS Bernadou (DD-153), Charleston Navy Yard, 8 February 1945
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Bernadou (DD-153) at Charleston Navy Yard on 8 February 1945. This aerial shot gives us a good view of her armament at that date, with depth charges, torpedo tubes and anti-aircraft guns most important.
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 (23 December 2017), USS Bernadou (DD-153), Charleston Navy Yard, 8 February 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Bernadou_DD153_charleston_1945.html