Allen M. Sumner, a captain in the Marine Corps killed during World War I, had two ships named for him: DD-333 and DD-692. See Allen M. Sumner (DD-692) for biographical data.
Bushnell (AS-2) (q.v.) was renamed Sumner on 23 August 1940.
Published: Fri Jun 05 10:07:58 EDT 2015