Cassin Class Destroyer (1912)

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Eight Cassin class destroyers were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1913 and 1914. They were first American destroyers to step up to the 1,000 ton displacement which would become the standard for her World War I destroyers.

Design & Construction




See Also



  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and
  • Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on

Cassin Class Destroyer
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