USS Little (DD-79), USS Jarvis (DD-38) and USS Burrows (DD-29), Brest, 1918

USS Little (DD-79), USS Jarvis (DD-38) and USS Burrows (DD-29), Brest, 1918
From left to right we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Little (DD-79), the Monaghan class destroyer USS Jarvis (DD-38) and the Paulding class destroyer USS Burrows (DD-29), at anchor in the inner harbour at Brest on 27 October 1918. This shows the increase in size between the 1,000 tonner Monaghan and Paulding class types and the flush decked Wickes class destroyers.
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 (30 November 2016), USS Little (DD-79), USS Jarvis (DD-38) and USS Burrows (DD-29), Brest, 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Little_Jarvis_Burrows_1918.html

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