USS Downes (DD-45), 1919
This picture shows the Cassin class destroyer USS Downes (DD-45) in 1919, after her First World War service.
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 (5 December 2016), USS Downes (DD-45), 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Downes_DD45_1919.html