This continuing series of books provides details of all USN warships from 1893 to the present day. Every class and individual ship has an entry providing details of the procurement, dimensions and characteristics and a summary of its history and development.
Venner F. Milewski, Jr. is a retired U.S. Navy, Surface Warfare qualified, Chief Fire controlman with a 32-year career, specializing in the Tartar Missile System, Aegis SPY-1 Radar and the AEGIS Weapons System. He spent over 24 months in combat zones both in North and South Vietnam and has earned six stars on his Vietnam Service Ribbon. He has also worked over 12 years in the shipbuilding industry.