USS Bush (DD-529)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 529 
Built by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 12 Feb 1942 
Launched 27 Oct 1942 
Commissioned 10 May 1943 
Lost 6 Apr 1945 
Loss position sunk after being hit by three Japanese kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position 2716'N, 12748'E.
  USS Bush (Cmdr Rollin Everton Westholm) was
87 of her crew were lost with the ship. Also the commander of DesDiv 48 (Cdr. James Sturgis Willis) was killed aboard USS Bush.