USS Brush (DD 745)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||30 Jul 1943|
|Launched||28 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Apr 1944|
|End service||27 Oct 1969|
Decommissioned and stricken 27 October 1969.
Commands listed for USS Brush (DD 745)
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|1||T/Cdr. John Ellis Edwards, USN||17 Apr 1944||6 May 1945|
|2||T/Cdr. John Victor Smith, USN||6 May 1945||Sep 1946|
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Notable events involving Brush include:
30 Aug 1944
USS Brush arrived at Pearl Harbor.
20 Sep 1944
USS Brush departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Eniwetok.
13 Jun 1945
USS Brush arrived at Leyte.
13 Jun 1945
USS Brush departed from Leyte to join the fleet again.
14 Sep 1945
USS Brush arrived at Tokyo Bay.
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