Note: Ships marked with an
asterisk (*) were never commissioned.
We will be adding more
details including descriptions of the variations that occurred within many
of the classes, details of how each class came to be, and the significant
changes each brought.
Most data for Bainbridge through
Gearing classes was taken from various editions of the Navy's Ships' Data
publications. Some data for those and other classes came from the Tin Can
Sailors reference collection of Damage Control Books.