USS Barry (DD-2), fitting out 1902-3

USS Barry (DD-2), fitting out 1902-3
This picture shows the Bainbridge class destroyer USS Barry (DD-2) fitting out during 1902-3. Most of the superstructure is in place, but the gun is missing from the bridge platform, as is the platform roof. This picture gives a good view of the raised forecastle used on the Bainbridge and Paul Jones class ships.
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 (4 October 2016), USS Barry (DD-2), fitting out 1902-3, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Barry_DD-2_fitting_out.html

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