USS Lea (DD-118) at San Diego, 1933

USS Lea (DD-118) at San Diego, 1933
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Lea (DD-118) at San Diego, on 17 April 1933, during her period with the Pacific Fleet. This picture gives a clear view of her aft gun on top of the aft deck house, what appears to be an anti-aircraft gun just below and the depth charge racks on the stern.
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 (21 October 2017), USS Lea (DD-118) at San Diego, 1933 ,

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