Photo #: S-584-026
"Proposed Destroyers ... Jan. 14, 1913"
Preliminary design prepared for the Fiscal Year 1913 destroyers, which became the O'Brien class (Destroyer #s 51 to 56).
This plan provides four 4-inch guns and a speed of 29.5 knots in a ship 310 feet long on the load water line (L.W.L.), 30 feet 6 inches in beam, with a normal displacement of 1,090 tons.
Note: The original document was a blueprint (white on black).
The original plan is in the 1911-1925 "Spring Styles Book".
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 26 May 2007