USS Lawrence (DD-8) at Sea

USS Lawrence (DD-8) at Sea
Here we see a side view of the Lawrence class destroyer USS Lawrence (DD-8) at sea, some time between 1903 and 1908. The forward turtle deck is clearly visible, as are the fore and aft guns.
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 (7 October 2016), USS Lawrence (DD-8) at Sea , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Lawrence_DD-8_at_sea.html

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