U.S. Destroyers

An Illustrated Design History, Revised Edition by Norman Friedman

Publisher: US Naval Institute Press

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  • Maritime history,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Transportation,
  • United States,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - United States,
  • Destroyers (Warships),
  • Design and construction
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages504
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Open LibraryOL8600117M
ISBN 101557504423
ISBN 109781557504425

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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.

surface combatant, is described in detail for the first time, based on official by: 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 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).

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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. 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.

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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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U.S. Destroyers An Illustrated Design History. 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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Navy letter designation for destroyers is "DD" and for large destroyers "DL." These have subsequently been adopted by most naval writers and will occasionally be used here. The specifications used in this article were taken from Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships.

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