USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at Spalato, 1919
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at Spalato (now Split, Croatia), in 1919, when the US had a small fleet in the Adriatic to help impose the terms of the Austro-Hungarian armistice.
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 (2 December 2017), USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at Spalato, 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Breckinridge_DD148_spalato.html