USS Rathburne (DD-113), c.1920

USS Rathburne (DD-113), c.1920
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Rathburne (DD-113) in c.1920, in her original configuration as a destroyer (she later became fast transport APD-25).
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 (14 October 2017), USS Rathburne (DD-113), c.1920 ,

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