USS Bell (DD-95) and Curtiss NC-4, Azores, 1919

USS Bell (DD-95) and Curtiss NC-4, Azores, 1919
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Bell (DD-95) behind the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The picture was taken at Ponta Delgada on the Azores in May 1919, during the successful flight.
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 (2 September 2017), USS Bell (DD-95) and Curtiss NC-4, Azores, 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Bell_DD95_Curtiss_NC4.html

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