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USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692)

Destroyer Warship

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USS Allen M. Sumner headlined the 58-strong Sumner-class of World War 2 fame - the type proving instrumental to U.S. Navy actions in the conflict.

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Decommissioned, Out-of-Service
336 Personnel
Ship Class [ Allen M. Sumner-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 58 ] Ship Names: USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692); USS Moale (DD-693); USS Ingraham (DD-694); USS Cooper (DD-695); USS English (DD-696); USS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697); USS Ault (DD-698); USS Waldron (DD-699); USS Haynsworth (DD-700); USS John W, Weeks (DD-701); USS Hank (DD-702); USS Wallace L. Lind (DD-703); USS Borie (DD-704); USS Comton (DD-705); USS Gainard (DD-706); USS Soley (DD-707); USS Harian R. Dickson (DD-708); USS Hugh Purvis (DD-709); USS Barton (DD-722); USS Walke (DD-723); USS Laffey (DD-724); USS O'Brien (DD-725); USS Meredith (DD-726); USS DeHaven (DD-727); USS Mansfield (DD-728); USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD-729) USS Collett (DD-730); USS Maddox (DD-731); USS Hyman (DD-732); USS Mannert L. Abele ( DD-733); USS Purdy (DD-734); USS Drexler (DD-741); USS Blue (DD-744); USS Brush (DD-745); USS Taussig (DD-746); USS Samuel N. Moore (DD-747); USS Harry E. Hubbard (DD-748); USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752); USS John R. Pierce (DD-753); USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754); USS John A. Bole (DD-755); USS Beatty (DD-756); USS Putnam (DD-757); USS Strong (DD-758); USS Lofberg (DD-759);USS John W. Thomason (DD-760); USS Buck (DD-761); USS Henley (DD-762); USS Lowry (DD-770); USS Hugh W. Hadley ( DD-774); USS Willard Keith ( DD-775); USS James C. Owens (DD-776); USS Zellars (DD-777); USS Massey (DD-778); USS Douglas H. Fox (DD-799); USS Stormes (DD-780); USS Robert K. Huntington (DD-781);USS Bristol (DD-857)
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- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
376.5 ft (114.76 m)
Width / Beam:
40 ft (12.19 m)
Height / Draught:
15.7 ft (4.79 m)
Displacement (Surface):
2,200 tons
4 x Babcok & Wilcox boiler units feeding 2 x General Electric geared steam turbines developing 60,000 horsepower driving 2 x Shafts astern.
Speed (Surface):
34 kts (39 mph)
6,517 nm (7,500 miles; 12,070 km)
6 x 5" (130mm) /38 caliber main guns.
12 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns.
11 x 20mm Oerlikon AA guns.
10 x 21" (533mm) torpedo tubes.
6 x Depth charge projectors.
2 x Depth charge racks.

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