Allied Warships

USS Cushing (DD 376)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassMahan 
PennantDD 376 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Aug 1934 
Launched31 Dec 1935 
Commissioned28 Aug 1936 
Lost13 Nov 1942 
History

USS Cushing (Lt.Cdr. Edward Nelson Parker, USN, with Cdr. Thomas Murray Stokes, USN, COMDESDIV 10 on board) was sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships off Savo Island, Solomon Islands, 72 of her crew were lost and 195 survived though 67 were wounded all being picked up by higgin boats from Guadalcanal.

 

Commands listed for USS Cushing (DD 376)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Edwin Thomas Short, USN28 Aug 193619 Aug 1937
2Jesse Rink Wallace, USN19 Aug 193724 May 1940 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. William Bennett Jackson, Jr., USN24 May 194024 Sep 1941 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. Christopher Noble, USN24 Sep 19416 Oct 1942 (1)
5Lt.Cdr. Edward Nelson Parker, USN6 Oct 194213 Nov 1942 (1)

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Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


Blood on the Sea

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U.S. Destroyers

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

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