U.S.S. Allen M. Sumner DD-692
Home Port - Baltimore

Many thanks to Norm Ostroy who sent us these photos he took of the Sumner's last home in Baltimore over Labor Day weekend in 1995.

The Pier, our home for a few years

The famous "Top of the Hill" sandwich shop on Fort Ave where most of the crew would eat on duty days. One guy would gopher and the rest would pay for his food. "I'll fly if you'll buy"  
The Reserve Center


Entrance to Fort McHenry Park

Many thanks to Tom Schwartz who sent photos of Sumner's visit to the Baltimore Drydock in 1971, the ship had thrown a propeller blade leaving Port Everglades, Florida

Sumner's last birthday before her decommissioning was celebrated on January 18, 1973. The program for the ceremony is presented below thanks to Tom Mitchell who was one of the "Cake Cutters" in honor of his being the youngest crewmember.

Pamphlet presented to visitors of the Sumner on Armed Forces Day 1973 while she was homeported in Baltimore. Many thanks to Ron Reeves who forwarded this piece of our history

The Cover Page Welcome Aboard Our History

 Do you have any photographs of Sumner and Baltimore, if so we would very much like to add them to this page.