The USS Blue (DD-744) was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on June 30, 1943, and launched on November 28, the same year. It was commissioned on March 20, 1944, under Comdr. Lot Ensey’s command with the hull number DD-744 and served in the US Navy for 27 years until it was decommissioned on January 1, 1974. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had its main missions in Eniwetok, the Marshalls, Palaus, the Philippines, Luzon, China, and Iwo Jima. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on February 1, 1974 and sunk as a target during training exercises. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Blue received 6 battle stars and another 6 for Korea. We are a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to provide quality assistance to veterans who served on asbestos-contaminated vessels and shipyards across the United States. If you think you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Blue (DD-744), our team will promptly connect you with the most suitable professionals in your area, whether you are seeking medical assistance or financial compensation for treatment costs, hospitalization, and pain and suffering.