|U.S.S. Allen M. Sumner DD-692|
|Links & Friends|
Navy Yard Associates - Your source for books and artwork of Destroyers and Destroyer Escorts. Click to see examples of the Sumner prints they have available and the link to their website.
Tin Can Sailors - The organization for all destroyer veterans, if you are not a member - Join! The quarterly newspaper alone is worth the annual dues. This is the group that subsidizes the Memorial Destroyers throughout the country such as the Laffey outside Charleston, the only example of the SUMNER Class left in the United States.
US Navy Memorial - The memorial is located in Washington and has an online site to which you may have your name, record and photo added for online searching. The Sumner Reunion Association has supported the Memorial since it's inception including a memorial chair in the theater and a plaque on the memory wall.
USS Orleck Restoration - If you ever wanted to get "hands on" again with a Tin Can again here is your opportunity. The Orleck is being restored and they can use your help. Stop by and join a working party today!
HMAS Hobart (D39) - Website for the famous Australian destroyer that Sumner served with during the Vietnam War.
S1c William Babuka site - Ron Babuka built this site to honor his Father's service aboard the USS ALLEN M. SUMNER.
The Art of Elva Willshaw - A memory of her paintings
These are the people who provide the systems that make the SUMNER site work. Give them a visit.
Links to other ships, reunions, photos and muster lists
Tin Can Sailors - links to online Destroyer sites, their Associations and muster lists
Destroyers Online - links to online members of the Sumner Class and muster lists
Hull Number - All ship types, links to online sites, their Associations and muster lists
NavSource - thousands of photos, links to online US Navy ships
Decklog - muster lists, associations, searches - powerful and fast
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
The Navy's Official Website