USS Little (DD-79) at Brest, 27 October 1918
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Little (DD-79) in the inner harbour at Brest on 27 October 1918. Note the unshielded aft gun and the torpedo tubes, seen just to the right of the picture. To the right of the Little is the 1,000 tonner Monaghan class destroyer USS Jarvis (DD-38)
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 (30 November 2016), USS Little (DD-79) at Brest, 27 October 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Little_DD79_brest_1918.html