USS Wickes (DD-75) moored

USS Wickes (DD-75) moored
This side view of the USS Wickes (DD-75), name ship of the Wickes class of destroyers gives a clear view of the 'flush deck' that gave this type of destroyer its name. She is moored next to at least three other simila destroyers, but from this angle they can't be identified.
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 (1 July 2017), USS Wickes (DD-75) moored ,

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