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U.S.S. BUSH

(DD-529)

FIGHTING 29

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DD-529 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1942 - Keel Date: 12 FEB 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
OCT 1942 - Launch Date: 27 OCT 1942
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 10 MAY 1943

DD-529 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: William Sharp Bush

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk off Okinawa 16 April 1945