USS Blue
DD 744 (Sumner Class)

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Photo by: DK2 Dean C. Andrus aboard
USS Cunningham DD 752 (1951 - 1954)

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,

Thank you for the Great service you supply to our ships and crew. I have been trying to post a reunion for the Blue. I would assume that you are the one to start with. The reunion for the USS Blue DD744 will be Sept 24-27, 2009 in Nashville TN. I will be the contact person:

    Dennis J. Kearns,
    25 Meadowbrook La,
    New Windsor NY. 12553.
    Home phone is 845-565-4061
    email is

Thank you for you help.


USS Blue (DD 744)
Submitted by the Daughter of Leo Glenn Ullom

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