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HMS Mansfield in North Atlantic, 1943

HMS Mansfield in North Atlantic, 1943

This picture shows the Town class destroyer HMS Mansfield on convoy escort duty in the North Atlantic in June 1943 (not a very summery scene!). The Mansfield was previously the Wickes class destroyer USS Evans (DD-78).

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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