USS Blue (DD-387)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Bagley 
Pennant DD 387 
Built by Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 25 Sep 1935 
Launched 27 May 1937 
Commissioned 14 Aug 1937 
Lost On 23 August 1942 USS Blue (Cdr. Harold Nordmark Williams) was scuttled in position 0917'S, 16002'E after being torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Kawakaze in Savo Sound, Solomons the day before, 9 crewmembers lost their lives.