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DD-529 Bush
United States Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Fletcher . .
1942/10/27 1943/05/10 1945/04/06
sunk
Namesake: 2Lt William Sharp Bush (USMC) KIA 1812/08/19 onboard Constitution while attempting to board frigate Guerriere
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 42-43: Ms 21, 43: Ms 32/1d


WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
43/08/0? 43/11/27     Aleutians - patrol duty   66  81  121
43/08/10 43/08/1? Cotta 16/TranGrp     85 
43/09 43/10     patrol off Adak   121 
43/10/11 43/10/16     sail from P.H. to Adak   66 
43/11/27 43/12/04     sail from Adak to P.H.   66 
43/12/0? 43/12/1?     sail from P.H. to Funafuti   81 
43/12/13       Funafuti   121 
43/12/16 43/12/16     Esp. Santo   88 
43/12/20 44/01 Dexter 74.1 land Cape Gloucester   66 
44/01/01 44/01/02 Michae 76/DesRon24 land Saidor   66 
44/01/25 44/01/26   74.2 shell Alexishafen, Madang   81 
44/02/08 44/02/19   DesDiv48 Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney   81  121 
44/02/29 44/04/17 Brewer 76.1 land Los Negros, Admiralty Is   81 
44/02/29   Brewer 76.1.31     121 
44/03/30       Gili-Gili, Milne Bay   81 
44/04/11 44/04/13     Cairns Harbor, Australia   121 
44/05/05 44/06/08     MINY - overhaul   81 
44/06/08 44/06/27     San Francisco - training   81 
44/07/17 44/08     P.H.   81 
44/07/23       damaged premature detonation of 127mm shell during shore bombardment exercises off Kahoolawe, Hawaii   81  85 
44/08/0? 44/08/1?     escort ARH-1 Jason from P.H. to Tulagi   81 
44/08/21 44/09     Manus - training   121 
44/09/15   Trade 77.2 land Morotai  
44/10/1? 44/11 King2 77.3/DesRon24/DesDiv48 land Leyte   66 
44/11   King2 77.1.2    
44/11/01   King2 77.1.2 damage(bomb) in Surigao Strait between Leyte and Dinagat Is. (10-13N, 125-21E)   81  85 
44/11/01 44/11/01 King2 77.1.2 guide TU 78.3.5 to San Pedro Bay   81  121 
44/11/01   King2 78.2.24 escort damaged Anderson from Sogod Bay to San Pedro Bay, Leyte   121 
44/11/10   King2 77 patrol in Surigao Strait   81 
44/11/11   King2 77 rescued 2 822th BS pilots   121 
44/11/16 44/11/1?     sal from Leyte to Manus   121 
44/11/25 44/12/08     Seeadler Harbor, Manus   81 
44/11/28 44/12/01   77.1.5 sail from Manus to Leyte   121 
44/12/08 44/12/10?   78.3.8 land Ormoc Bay   81 
44/12/1? 44/12/30 Love3 78.3 land Mindoro   66 
44/12/12 44/12/19   78.3.12 Ormoc Bay resupply convoy   81 
44/12/27 44/12/30   78.3.15     81 
44/12/30 45/02 Mike1 77.1     81 
44/12/30 45/01/2? Mike1 77.7     81 
45/01/05 45/01/0? Mike1 79.2/DesDiv48/DF     121 
45/01/09   Mike1 77.7 attacked by kami off Luzon   81 
45/01/17   Mike1 77.7 recieved 3 VC-85 crewmen from Halford   121 
45/01/27 45/01/31     Ulithi   81  121 
45/02/12 45/02/17     Guam   81 
45/02/17 45/03/09 Detach 52     66  81 
45/03/0? 45/03/16     escort s/s Dan C. Kingman from Guam to Leyte   121 
45/03/17 45/04/06 Iceber 55.6     66  86 
45/03/2? 45/03/27     Leyte   81 
45/03/27 45/04/01 Iceber 55.6 escort TU 51.13.2 from San Pedro Bay, Leyte to Okinawa   121 
45/04/01 45/04/02 Iceber 51.5 Okinawa/RP1   121 
45/04/02 45/04/03 Iceber 51.5 Kerama Retto - refuel   121 
45/04/03 45/04/06 Iceber 51.5 again Okinawa/RP1  
45/04/06   Iceber DesDiv48/DF sunk(kami) - Okinawa/RP1- 14 KIA, 73 MIA, 32 WIA (27-16N, 127-48E)   66  86  121

Ship status, hull number changes...: sunk 2716'N., 12748'E.
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 7 Battle Stars
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