USS Patterson (DD-36), Cape May, New Jersey

USS Patterson (DD-36), Cape May, New Jersey
This picture shows the Monaghan class destroyer USS Patterson (DD-36) off Cape May, New Jersey. The picture isn't dated, but is probably dated to the period after August 1918, when she was the flagship of the Patterson Group of sub-chasers, operating between the Virginia Capes and New York
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 (30 January 2017), USS Patterson (DD-36), Cape May, New Jersey ,

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