Crew at fire quarters, USS Stockton (DD-73)
Here we see the crew of the Caldwell class destroyer USS Stockton (DD-73) at fire quarters on the deck during 1918. This picture shows how crowded the deck could get if everyone was present.
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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Rickard, J (1 July 2017), Crew at fire quarters, USS Stockton (DD-73) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Stockton_DD73_fire_quarters.html