U.S. Navy Destroyers in WWII Dazzle Camouflage 1944-1945

Allen M. Sumner & Gearing Classes

by Design Number


The Allen M. Sumner class was an improved Fletcher class on a slightly larger hull armed with twin 5-inch guns. The Gearing class extended the Sumner hull by adding 14 feet.

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Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design

3D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 31
Ingraham (DD-694)English (DD-696)
Meredith (DD-726)Mansfield (DD-728)
Hyman (DD-732)Blue (DD-744)

Measure 32
Cooper (DD-695)Walke (DD-723)
DeHaven (DD-727)Brush (DD-745)
Zellars (DD-777)Shannon (DM-25)
Adams (DM-27)J William Ditter (DM-31)

9D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 31
Ault (DD-698)Taussig (DD-746)

Measure 32
Moale (DD-693)Charles S. Sperry (DD-697)
Waldron (DD-699)John W. Weeks (DD-701)
Wallace L. Lind (DD-703)O'Brien (DD-725)
Lyman K. Swenson (DD-729)Maddox (DD-731)
Robert K. Huntington (DD-781)

11A

for DD-692
ship
Measure 32
Compton (DD-705)Soley (DD-707)
Mannert L. Abele (DD-733)Drexler (DD-741)
Samuel N. Moore (DD-747)Putnam (DD-757)
Willard Keith (DD-775)Lindsey (DM-32)
Aaron Ward (DM-34)

16D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 31
Allen M. Sumner (DD-692)Haynsworth (DD-700)
Hank (DD-702)Gainard (DD-706)
Harlan R. Dickson (DD-708)Barton (DD-722)
Laffey (DD-724)Collett (DD-730)
Harry E. Hubbard (DD-748)Lowry (DD-770)

Measure 32
Hugh Purvis (DD-709)Maddox (DD-731)
Harry F. Bauer (DM-26)Tolman (DM-28)

25D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 31
Borie (DD-704)Hyman (DD-732)
Purdy (DD-734)Strong (DD-758)
Hugh W. Hadley (DD-774)Massey (DD-778)

Measure 32
Walke (DD-723)Robert H. Smith (DM-23)
Thomas E. Fraser (DM-24)Henry A. Wiley (DM-29)
Shea (DM-30)Gwin (DM-33)
Jeffers (DMS-27)

27D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 33a
Hank (DD-702)Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752)

28D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 33a
Gearing (DD-710)Frank Knox (DD-742)
Southerland (DD-743)Chevalier (DD-805)

30D

for DD-692
ship
Measure 33a
John R. Pierce (DD-753)

Dazzle - Allen M. Sumner & Gearing Classes by Design Number