Last updated: January 2, 2017
Deck Log Diary - 1945
1945 - Part 1 1945 - Part 2 1945 - Part 3
Part 1 - 1/1/45 thru 2/9/45 Part 2 - 2/10/45 thru 3/7/45 Part 3 - 3/8/45 thru 3/28/45
1945 - Part 4 1945 - Part 5 1945 - Part 6
Part 4 - 3/29/45 thru 4/16/45 Part 5 - 4/17/45 thru 5/18/45 Part 6 - 5/19/45 thru 6/19/45
1945 - Part 7 1945 - Part 8 1945 - Part 9
Part 7 - 6/20/45 thru 7/18/45 Part 8 - 7/19/45 thru 8/14/45 Part 9 - 8/15/45 thru 9/9/45
Photos from Tokyo
Images from Tokyo Images from Tokyo
First Anniversary
Know Your Navy Newspaper Article
Letter from President Harry S. Truman
Know Your Navy Newspaper Article

DD-744 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer
Named for: John S. Blue
Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted
Displacement: 2200 tons
Length: 376 feet 6 inches
Beam: 40 feet
Flank Speed: 34 knots
Range: 6500 Nautical Miles
Final Disposition: Sunk as target off California 28 April 1977