USS Cushing (DD 376)
Destroyer of the Mahan class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Puget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Aug 1934|
|Launched||31 Dec 1935|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1936|
|Lost||13 Nov 1942|
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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|1||Cdr. Edwin Thomas Short, USN||28 Aug 1936||19 Aug 1937|
|2||Jesse Rink Wallace, USN||19 Aug 1937||24 May 1940 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. William Bennett Jackson, Jr., USN||24 May 1940||24 Sep 1941 (1)|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Christopher Noble, USN||24 Sep 1941||6 Oct 1942 (1)|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Edward Nelson Parker, USN||6 Oct 1942||13 Nov 1942 (1)|
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