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Blood on the Sea : American Destroyers Lost in World War II
Robert Sinclair Parkin
Hardcover / Published 1997

Cadillac of Destroyers : HMCS St. Laurent and Her Successors
by Ron Barrie, Ken MacPherson
The first modern warships built in Canada, in 1955, were nicknamed Cadillacs.

Destroyers of World War Two : An International Encyclopedia
by M. J. Whitley
Hardcover - 256 pages (March 31, 2000)
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 0870213261

The First Destroyers (Chatham Shipshape Series)
David Lyon, John Roberts (Illustrator)
Provides an in-depth history based on original sources of the Torpedo Boat Destroyers of the 1890s - the first ever built. 
Hardcover / Published 1997

Inchon to Wonsan : From the Deck of a Destroyer in the Korean War
by James Edwin Alexander
Hardcover (October 1996)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557500223

Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1943-1974
Ken Macpherson
Hardcover - 112 pages (October 1, 1997)
Vanwell Pub Ltd; ISBN: 0920277225

German Destroyers of World War II
German Destroyers of World War II
by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.
Book Published: 31 May, 2003
German Warships of World War I : The Royal Navy's Official Guide to the Capital Ships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Submarines and Small Craft, 1914-1918
Norman Friedman, Robert Gardiner
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The Kellys: British J, K and N Class Destroyers of World War II
by Christopher Langtree
Hardcover - 224 pages (May 9, 2002)
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557504229

Little Wolf at Leyte : The Story of the Heroic USS Samuel B. Roberts (De-413) in the Battle of Leyte Gulf During World War II
by J. Henry, Jr Doscher
Hardcover (May 1996)
Eakin Publications; ISBN: 1571680829

Modern U.S. Navy Destroyers
by Stephen F. Tomajczyk
Paperback - 96 pages (April 15, 2001)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760308691

Riding on Luck : Saga of the U.S.S. Lang (Dd-399)
by Rex A. Knight
Hellgate Pr
Paperback - 256 pages (April 11, 2001)

The Ship That Held the Line : The U.S.S. Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War
by Lisle Abbott Rose
Hardcover (November 1995)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557507295

South Pacific Destroyer : The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf
by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw
Hardcover - 336 pages (September 1998)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750136X

Three Corvettes (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
by Nicholas Monsarrat
Short stories, fiction and non-fiction, many of which were first published during the war. Includes HM Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Corvette Command, HMS Marlborough Will Enter Harbor, The Ship that Died of Shame.
(Paperback - March 2001)

200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotten
by C. Snelling Robinson
Kent State Univ Pr
Paperback - 328 pages Reprint edition (June 2001)

United States Destroyer Operations in World War Two
by Theodore Roscoe
This is one of the best books on WWII at sea, and belongs in every naval historian's library. Db.
Hardcover: United States Naval Inst.
ISBN: 0870217267; (December 1953)

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War: An Operational History of the American-Built Destroyer Escorts Serving Under the White Ensign
by Donald Collingwood
Frigates built in the US and leased to Great Britain in 1943.
Hardcover: 224 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557501955; (April 1999)

Destroyers, Frigates and Corvettes
Paperback: 96 pages
Lema Publications; ISBN: 8495323133; (October 1999)

Joining The War At Sea 1939-1945
by Franklyn E. Dailey Jr.
The author, a gunnery officer on the USS Edison DD 439, writes of North Atlantic convoys and assault landings in Africa, Italy and Southern France. Db
Paperback: 460 pages
Dailey International Publishers; ISBN: 0966625102; 2 Ed edition (June 1999)

Destroyers Escorts of the World War Two : Warship's Data Special
Thomas F. Walkowiak
Paperback: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc.; ISBN: 0933126883; (August 1987)
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Destroyers, Frigates and Corvetttes - The World Market (Jane's Special Reports)
by E. R. Hooton
Paperback: Jane's Information Group; ISBN: 0710613830; (March 1996)
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Fletcher DDs in Action (Warships, No 8)
Jerry Scutts
Paperback / Published 1995 
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History of the USS Kidd (DD661 and the Fletcher Class Destroyers)
Larry W. Wolfe, et al
Hardcover / Published 1991
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U.S. Destroyers : An Illustrated Design History
Norman Friedman
Hardcover / Published 1982
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Destroyer : The Sullivans (Anatomy of the Ship Series)
Al Ross
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Electronic Greyhounds : The Spruance-Class Destroyers
Michael C., Capt. Potter
Hardcover / Published 1995 
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German Destroyers of World War Two
M. J. Whitley
Hardcover / Published 1992 
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Sumner-Gearing-Class Destroyers : Their Design, Weapons, and Equipment
Robert F. Sumrall
Hardcover / Published 1995 
The US Navy's Sumner-Gearing-class destroyers served as a standard for post-WWII destroyer design and development.

Royal Navy Destroyers Since 1945
Leo Marriott
Hardcover / Published 1994 
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U.S. Destroyers of the World Wars
Richard F. Newcomb
Hardcover / Published 1997 
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Action stations! : Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
Iris Nesdale
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Scrap iron destroyers : the story of H.M.A. ships Stuart, Waterhen, Vampire, Vendetta, and Voyager
L. J. Lind
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Where fate calls : the HMAS Voyager tragedy
T. R. Frame
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Q Class Destroyers and Frigates of the Royal Australian Navy : destroyers, 1942-1956 : frigates, 1953-1972
Trevor Weaver
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