USS Cole (DD-155) approaching Safi, 8 November 1942
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Cole (DD-155) heading for Safi, Morocco, where she landed a force of US troops in the harbour, part of one of the more daring raids of the day.
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 (23 December 2017), USS Cole (DD-155) approaching Safi, 8 November 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Cole_DD155_safi.html