USS Gridley (DD-92) in Dry Dock, 1919
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Gridley (DD-92) in dry dock at Norfolk, Virginia, during 1919. The crew were clearly still living on board,as this appears to be laundry day.
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 (12 August 2017), USS Gridley (DD-92) in Dry Dock, 1919 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Gridley_DD92_dry_dock_1919.html