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U.S. Destroyers

An Illustrated Design History, Revised Edition
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For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference. The revised edition includes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes. The design evolution of the Arleigh Burke class, which has become the standard U.S.

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surface combatant, is described in detail for the first time, based on official by: For two decades Norman Friedman's U.S. Destroyers book of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference. The revised U.S. Destroyers book includes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes.

The design evolution of the Arleigh Burke class, which has become the standard U.S. surface combatant, is described in detail for the first time, based on official sources. A good book on the newer classes of US Navy Destroyers, especially the Arleigh Burke class. While a wider range of class coverage would be nice, it is a good book.

The Spruance and Kidd classes were current when I separated from the Navy in I needed good info on the newest Destroyer/5(8). For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference. The revised edition includes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes.

The design evolution of the Arleigh Burke class, which has become the standard U.S. surface combatant, is described in detail for the first time, based on/5.

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This is a list of destroyers of the United States Navy, sorted by hull includes all of the series DD, DL, DDG, DLG, and DLGN. CG Ticonderoga and CG Yorktown were approved as destroyers (DDG and DDG) and redesignated cruisers before being laid down; it is uncertain whether CG Vincennes and CG Valley Forge were ever authorized as destroyers by the United States.

The second part of this book covers destroyers from about untilthe start of the cold war era. A good part of the book is used to explain the development of the new generation of destroyers, the attempted destroyer's leaders, the very successful Fletcher class, and the extremely good destroyer escorts.5/5(5).

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In World War I, the U.S. Navy began mass-producing destroyers, laying keels of the Clemson and Wickes -class destroyers. The peacetime years between and resulted in many of these flush deck destroyers being laid up. Additionally, treaties regulated destroyer construction.

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As the only history of U.S. destroyers based on internal, formerly classified papers of the U.S. Navy, the book is vital reading for all who have served on board these ships and for all who would like to understand the origins of the present destroyer force and its future.

This class of destroyers was the last to be completed before the U.S. entered World War II. According to Norman Friedman in his book “U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History (Revised Edition),” the Sims class was the first to use the advanced Mark 37 Gun Fire Control System. The best in the mid to late war period, for two reasons.

The integrated Mark 37 fire control system. The fabulous 5”/38 DP guns. Friedman does a book on US Destroyers (of course he does) The Fletchers accomplishments are the stuff of legend, from.

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By Friedman, NormanUnited States Naval Inst. ISBN X Hardcover - pages. From the first U.S. destroyer commissioned in to the famous ships of World War II to the Spruance-class to the Arleigh Burke-class, the U.S. Navy's destroyers have been evolving. And that. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Prologue: Torpedo boats into destroyers, --A decade of developments, --The mass-production destroyer, --Destroyer ASW, World War I and after --Leaders and the interwar period, --To the big destroyers, --The destroyer escorts,   The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain for a regularly scheduled deployment, Ma Porter, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its eighth patrol in the U.S.

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