DD 744 (Sumner Class)

Builder:        Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island (United Shipyards)
Laid Down:      June 30, 1943
Launched:       November 28, 1943
Commissioned:   March 20, 1944
                May 14, 1949
                September 15, 1950
Decommissioned: February 14, 1947
                December 12, 1949
                January 27, 1971
Fate:           Stricken February 1, 1974 - Used as target

We are seeking information on the USS Blue and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page.


Dear Mark,

Mark, thank you for posting our reunion information in the past. Could you please post our 2015 reunion? It will be in San Antonio, Texas. The dates will be Sept 24 – 27, 2015. My contact information is as follows: