USS J. William Ditter
DD-751 (DM-31) (Sumner Class)
Builder: Bethlehem Steel, Staten Is. Laid Down: January 25, 1944 Launched: July 4, 1944 Commissioned: October 28, 1944 Decommissioned: Completed as Minelayer DM-31, Reclassified MMD-31 January 1, 1969. Heavily damaged by Japanese Kamikaze Aircraft June 6, 1945 off Okinawa. Decommissioned September 28, 1945 Fate: Broken up for scrap in 1946.
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