USS Fairfax (DD-93) at Poughkeepsie, 17 June 1939
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Fairfax (DD-93) at Poughkeepsie, up the Hudson River from New York, on 17 June 1939. In the following year she joined the Royal Navy as HMS Richmond.
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 (2 September 2017), USS Fairfax (DD-93) at Poughkeepsie, 17 June 1939 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Fairfax_DD93_1939.html