USS Chancey (DD-3) at sea, pre First World War

USS Chancey (DD-3) at sea, pre First World War
Here we see the Bainbridge class destroyer USS Chancey (DD-3) at sea, some time before the First World War. Note the crew working on the raised foredeck. Both 3in guns can be seen on this picture - the foreward gun is clear, the rear gun is just seen on top of its platform.
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 Chancey (DD-3) at sea, pre First World War , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Chauncey_DD-3_at_sea.html

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