This compilation would not be possible without the work of curators of collections at the Naval History & Heritage Command
, the National Archives and Records Administration
, the US Naval War College Museum
, the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
and the Mare Island Museum
, plus the tireless enthusiasts who seek out and maintain such treasures and then share them, notably John Alden, Darryl Baker, Dave Baker, Rick Davis, John Klar, Ed Zajkowski, the late John Dickey, II and the contributors to NavSource destroyer web site
, which is maintained by Fred Willshaw.
The US Navy’s 273 flush-deck destroyers in hull number order were as follows: