USS Mugford (DD-105), 1920

USS Mugford (DD-105), 1920
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Mugford (DD-105) in 1920, with her aft gun moved to the top of her aft deck house. Also note the sun screens that cover much of the deck, including the forward 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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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (7 October 2017), USS Mugford (DD-105), 1920 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Mugford_DD105_1920.html

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