Lawrence Class Destroyer (1900)

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Two Lawrence class destroyers were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1903. They 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
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Lawrence Fore River 10 Apr, 1899 7 Nov, 1900 14 Apr, 1903
Macdonough Fore River 21 Apr, 1899 24 Dec, 1900 5 Sep, 1903

Design & Construction



See Also



  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and
  • Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on

Lawrence Class Destroyer
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