USS Bush (DD 529)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||12 Feb 1942|
|Launched||27 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||10 May 1943|
|Lost||6 Apr 1945|
|Loss position||27° 16'N, 127° 48'E|
USS Bush (Cdr. Rollin Everton Westholm, USN) was sunk after being hit by three Japanese kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position 27º16'N, 127º48'E.
Commands listed for USS Bush (DD 529)
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|1||Cdr. Wallis Frederick Peterson, USN||10 May 1943||12 Jun 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Thurmond Augustus Smith, USN||12 Jun 1943||30 May 1944|
|3||T/Cdr. Rollin Everton Westholm, USN||30 May 1944||6 Apr 1945|
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