Postcard of USS Whipple (DD-15)
This colourized postcard shows the Truxtun class destroyer USS Whipple (DD-15), probably before the First World War.
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 (9 November 2016), Postcard of USS Whipple (DD-15) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Whipple_DD-15_postcard.html