Hopkins Class Destroyer (1902)
Two Hopkins class destroyers were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1903. They were turtleback destroyers with oil-fired boilers and are sometimes considered two of thirteen vessels of a composite class, the Bainbridge class of early American destroyers.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Hopkins||Harlan & Hollingsworth||22 Feb, 1899||24 Feb, 1902||23 Sep, 1903|
|Hull||Harlan & Hollingsworth||22 Feb, 1899||21 Jun, 1902||31 Jul, 1918|
Design & Construction
- Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
- Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on Amazon.com).
|Hopkins Class Destroyer|
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