U.S.S. Allen M. Sumner DD-692
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 1960


The following movie clip was filmed by AEMC Henry Hegrat of VS-731 in Early 1960 when the Sumner was undergoing refresher training at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Some of the scenes were filmed from the S2F that the Chief was aboard. There were several destroyers and at least one submarine included in the images but one very close view of the Sumner that Henry made after landing.  At least I hope they had landed when taking these shots!  Many thanks to the Chief for taking the time to not only save these pieces of history but taking the time to send us a copy.

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View the Clip - Run time: 2 minutes 51 seconds