Hardly any windows (port holes). It would be like being stationed on a sub.
The larger "capitol" ships are largely obsolete. Only the aircraft carrier is not, yet.At what point does a destroyer become a cruiser?
Destroyers were not for "land attacks" but small, fast torpedo boats to escort and protect the larger capital ships.
Like everything else in the U.S. Government they don't know who they are or what they are supposed to be doing.