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Family Saga Flush-Deck Destroyers 1917-1955

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ISBN-10: 149058515X

ISBN-13: 9781490585154

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Dickey, David McComb

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Destroyer History Foundation, Merriam Press Naval History 1. Revised Edition (July 2013). In 1916, before the United States joined World War I, Congress authorized 50 destroyers of a new "flush deck" design as part of a program intended to make the United States a major player on the world stage. Deliveries commenced after the United States joined the war in 1917. Although only 41 flush deckers joined the fleet before the Armistice in 1918, construction continued until 273 ships were completed. In 1922, after the Washington Naval Treaties went into effect, the U.S. Navy placed more than half of these new destroyers in reserve. By the end of the 1930s, 103 of them had been lost or retired;…    
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Book details

List price: $52.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.64" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English