USS Stribling (DD-96) under construction, 1918

USS Stribling (DD-96) under construction, 1918
Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Stribling (DD-96) under construction at the Fore River shipyard on 29 May 1918, the day of her launch. This gives a good view of her propellers and the propeller guards above.
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 (2 September 2017), USS Stribling (DD-96) under construction, 1918 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Stribling_DD96_building.html

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