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Fletcher Class (Destroyers)

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Topical headingFletcher Class (Destroyers)
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Found inWork cat.: Abbey, L. Fletcher Class destroyers, 2007.
Wikipedia, May 10 2010: under Fletcher class destroyer (the Fletcher class were a class of destroyers built by the United States during World War II; some went on to serve during the Korean War and into the Vietnam War; the United States Navy commissioned 175 Fletcher class destroyers between 1942 and 1944; they were built by shipyards across the United States and many were sold to the very countries they had fought against, Italy, Germany, and Japan, as well as other navies, where they would go on to have even longer, distinguished careers; the Fletcher class [were] named for Admiral Frank F. Fletcher)
Destroyer History Foundation website, May 10 2010: under History: Classes (Fletcher Class)