USS Elliot (DMS-4), Mare Island, 27 October 1942

USS Elliot (DMS-4), Mare Island, 27 October 1942
This photo shows the Wickes class destroyers USS Elliot (DMS-4) on 27 October 1942. It was taken from a crane at the Mare Island Navy Yard, and recent changes to the ship are circled. These would appear to includ extra AA guns, life rafts and two ships boats.
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 (2 December 2017), USS Elliot (DMS-4), Mare Island, 27 October 1942 ,

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