USS Schley (DD-103) after refit, 1943
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Schley (DD-103) after her refit in 1943, when she became the fast transport APD-14. Note the landing craft carried amidships and used to carry her troops ashore.
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), USS Schley (DD-103) after refit, 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Schley_DD103_1943.html