USS Fanning (DD-37) with U-58, 17 November 1917

USS Fanning (DD-37) with U-58, 17 November 1917
This picture shows the Monaghan class destroyer USS Fanning (DD-37) alongside U-58, after the submarine was forced to surface after suffering damage in a battle with the Fanning and USS Nicholson (DD-52). The crew of the submarine were taken prisoner on the Fanning, but U-58 then sank because of the damage she had suffered.
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 (20 January 2018), USS Fanning (DD-37) with U-58, 17 November 1917 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Fanning_DD37_U58_1917.html

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