Saturday, 25 February 2017

Preliminary design American destroyer leader dated 11 June 1918

The design was made for a destroyer leader with a length of 335 feet and a displacement of 1.750 tons. It was an enlarged version of the 1.525 tons design with a length of 325 feet. To obtain a maximum speed of 35 knots was a larger engine needed which resulted in an increased length and displacement. The design was however never realized.

Naval History and Heritage Command. Spring Styles Book 1911-1925 design S584-143.