TITLE

From Bainbridge to Arleigh Burke--A Century of Destroyers

PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2002, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the United States Navy destroyer USS Bainbridge. Development of the USS Bainbridge prior to World War I; Purpose-built ships; Participation in World War I; Changes brought about by the development of missiles.
ACCESSION #
7333740

 

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