Port quarter view of USS Killen (DD-593), Hunters Point, 1945
This port quarter view shows is the stern of the Fletcher class
destroyer USS Killen (DD-593) on 2 April 1945, after an overhaul at the Hunter's Point yard, San Francisco. She had been damaged by a Japanese bomb off Leyte on 1 November 1944 and returned to the US for repairs. Two changes are ringed here - an extra AA gun, and whatever the circular structure is over the deptch charge rack.
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Rickard, J (11 September 2021), Port quarter view of USS Killen (DD-593), Hunters Point, 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Killen_DD593_port_quarter_1945.html