U.S. Destroyers being readied for transfer to Britain under the Destroyers for Bases arrangement in World War II.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1940, September Duration:41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Numerous U.S. Navy Destroyers docked. Seen is the USS Leary (DD-158). Others, including the USS Twiggs (DD-127) and USS Philip (DD-76) are among Destroyers being repaired and serviced for transfer to Britain under the Destroyers for Bases arrangement between the U.S. and the UK. Men refit the ships by welding and repairing. Men setting up a naval gun on one of the ships. The USS Hale (DD-133) seen underway in the water. Aerial views of many destroyers underway for transfer to Britain.
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