Four piper

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The term four piper is United States Navy terminology for classes of destroyers with four funnels. These include the classes listed below:

These classes were built for use by the United States Navy during World War I and subsequently "moth-balled". Fifty were loaned, under Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom when convoy escorts were desperately needed in the early years of World War II.

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