USS Kalk (DD-170) as HMS Hamilton

USS Kalk (DD-170) as HMS Hamilton

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Kalk (DD-170) after she joined the Royal Navy as HMS Hamilton. Her camo pattern seems especially effective in this picture, disrupting the shape of the bridge.

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 (6 January 2018), USS Kalk (DD-170) as HMS Hamilton , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_HMS_Hamilton_Kalk_DD170.html

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