USS Perry (DD-11) at Sea, 1908

USS Perry (DD-11) at Sea, 1908
Here we see the Paul Jones class destroyer USS Perry (DD-11) at sea during 1908. Note the boarding steps at the left and the boats amidships either about to be lowered or being raised from the calm waters.
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 (9 November 2016), USS Perry (DD-11) at Sea, 1908 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Perry_DD11_1908.html

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