Photo #: NH 50325 (complete caption)
Destroyers refitting at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California
View taken circa 1921-22. Many of these ships are being modified to place the after 4"/50 gun atop an enlarged after deckhouse. Ships present include (listed from the foreground):
USS Lamberton (DD-119);
USS Breese (DD-122);
USS Radford (DD-120);
USS Elliot (DD-146);
USS Tarbell (DD-142);
USS Yarnall (DD-143);
USS Delphy (DD-261);
USS McFarland (DD-237);
USS Litchfield (DD-336);
USS Kennison (DD-138);
USS Lea (DD-118); and
two unidentified destroyers.
Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, USN (MC), 1932.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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23 July 2002