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The Allen M. Sumner ( DD ) Class The Sumner class carried over many internal engineering aspects of the previous Fletcher-class destroyers. Improvements over the previous class included adding twin rudders for better maneuverability during ASW work, more firepower, and an additional 14″ of beam for stability.

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USS Laffey (DD 724) is a World War II Allen M. Sumner class destroyer. She was built by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. USS Laffey was launched on November 21, 1943, and was commissioned on February 8, 1944. The Allen M. Sumner class was intended by the Navy to be an interim design between the Fletcher class and the soon to be built improved Gearing …

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Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer. USS Lyman K. Swenson in 1955. Class overview; Name: Allen M. Sumner class; Builders: Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey; Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine; Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Staten Island, New York; Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California; Bethlehem …

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The Allen M. Sumners , completed in 1943-45, were an attempt to improve on the firepower of the Fletchers . They were a disappointment to the U.S. Navy , which expected more from the new design. Few of the ships actually achieved the design speed of 36.5 knots, with some units unable to do better than 33.6 knots in trials.

Complement: 336
Tonnage: 2610 tons standard displacement
Maximum speed: 36.5 knots

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Sumner class layout, 1944 With 336 men crammed into a 376-foot hull, they were cramped, slower than expected (but still capable of beating 33-knots all day), and overloaded (although they reportedly rode wildly when in light conditions), but they are fighting ships who earned good reputations for being almost indestructible.

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Allen M. Sumner class Fletcher class Destroyer ships 1943 A six-gun derivative of the Fletcher design characterized by their twin-gun turrets, dual rudders and additional anti …

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The Allen M. Sumner Class was a bit wider and carried six 5” dual-purpose guns in three double mounts. During the last year of the war, because the Japanese navy had been decimated, and the biggest threat was then Kamikaze planes, most of the ships in this class had their aft torpedo tubes replaced with an addition four 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns. USS Ingraham (DD-694) …

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US Navy Sumner Class Destroyer models are built by professional Master Model Builders with more than 35 years experience. Each one is a custom work of art built by hand in the USA. All Sumner Class Destroyers from the USS Allen M. Sumner DD 692 to the USS Bristol DD 857 are available in a multitude of configurations and sizes.

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About These Pages All Ships List Allen M. Sumner ( DD ) Class Bagley ( DD ) Class Bainbridge ( DD ) Class Benham ( DD ) Class Benson ( DD ) Class Bibliography Book Reviews Boot Company 61-048 NTC San Diego Bristol ( DD ) Class Bronstein ( FF ) Class Brooke ( FFG […]

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Allen M. Sumner Class Destroyer - Ships in Class. Ships in Class. Ship Name Hull No. Builder Commission– Decommission Fate Link; Allen M. Sumner: DD-692: Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company: 1944–1973: Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping: Moale: DD-693: Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company: …

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The Allen M. Sumner class was a group of 58 destroyers built by the United States during World War II. Another twelve ships were completed as destroyer minelayers. Often referred to as simply the Sumner classisms coast hoardduusss, this class was characterized by their twin 5-inch/38 caliber gun mounts, dual rudders, additional anti-aircraft weapons, and …

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Allen M. Sumner class destroyer: World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive

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CLASS - ALLEN M. SUMNERAs Built. Displacement 3218 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 376' 6"(oa) x 40' 10" x 14' 2" (Max) Armament 6 x 5"/38AA (3x2), 12 x 40mm AA, 11 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5). Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws Speed, 36.5 Knots, Range 3300 [email protected] 20 Knots, Crew 336. Operational and Building Data

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Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer: USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692), the l World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online

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The Allen M. Sumner class was a group of 58 destroyers built by the United States during World War II. Often referred to as simply the Sumner class, this class was characterized by their twin 5"/38cal-gun mounts, dual rudders, additional anti-aircraft weapons, and many other advancements over the previous Fletcher class. More › More Courses ››

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Sumner Class Originally proposed as an improvement to the 2,100-ton FLETCHER-class destroyers in May of 1942, the ALLEN M. SUMNER class bore little resemblance to the FLETCHER whose hull and machinery the SUMNER was built around.

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How many Allen M Sumner class destroyers were made??

In that time the United States produced 58 Allen M. Sumner -class destroyers. The Allen M. Sumner class was an improvement of the previous Fletcher class, which were built from 1941 until 1944. In addition to three twin 5-inch/38 caliber gun mounts replacing the Fletcher s' five single mounts, Sumner s had twin rudders,...

What is the Allen M Sumner class??

The Allen M. Sumner class was a group of 58 destroyers built by the United States during World War II. Another twelve ships were completed as destroyer minelayers. The class was named for Allen Melancthon Sumner, an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

What happened to the USS Allen M Sumner??

In July 1966, the ship served as a support ship for the Gemini 10 space mission. The USS Allen M. Sumner departed for Vietnam War deployment on February 7, 1967. While there, the vessel served as a screen, protecting other ships in the fleet. On April 11, the Sumner joined the USS Hancock, sailing for Japan and the Gulf of Tonkin.

Where are the Sumner destroyers now??

Currently, only USS Laffey (DD-724) located at Patriots Point, Charleston, South Carolina remains as a museum ship. The Argentine Navy acquired four Sumners as a more capable adjunct to their previously acquired Fletcher class destroyers.

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