|Armament||4 x 4inch 2 x 1pdr AA 12 x 21inch TT|
|Max speed||30 knots|
|Notes on class|
Only three ships, out of six, were left in the reserve fleet at the outbreak of the Second World War. They were recommissioned in 1940 for transfer to Great Britain.
US Navy destroyer classes during WWII:
All ships of the Caldwell class
|USS Conner (i) (DD 72) (To Great Britain as HMS Leeds)|
|USS Conway (i) (DD 70) (To Great Britain as HMS Lewes)|
|USS Stockton (i) (DD 73) (To Great Britain as HMS Ludlow)|
High speed transport
|USS Manley (APD 1)|
See all Destroyer classes.
Books dealing with this subject include:
World War I & II American Destroyers & High Speed Transport (APD-1), Caldwell Class, Borchers, Duane D., Sr.,