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The Destroyer is a unit in Civilization: Call to Power.
Essentially developed as an escort craft and anti-aircraft platform, the Destroyer traded firepower and armor for speed and savings. The first destroyers patrolled harbors searching for torpedo boats and engaging them with light guns. They proved so successful that the ship soon supplanted its prey, the torpedo boat. Later, as new technologies developed, navies evolved versions of the destroyer to deal specifically with submarines or aircraft.