Forward gun of USS Luce (DD-99)
This picture shows the forward gun and anchor handling gear on the Wickes class destroyer USS Luce (DD-99), as it was in the autumn of 1918. Note the hand painted circle around the gun.
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 (23 September 2017), Forward gun of USS Luce (DD-99), http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Luce_DD99_forward_gun.html