Definitions for "USS Cushing"
USS Cushing (DD-985), named for Commander William B. Cushing USN (1842–1874) and is the fifth ship of the United States Navy to carry the name. Cushing was a Spruance-class destroyer built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries at Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Five ships in the United States Navy have been named USS Cushing for William Barker Cushing.
The second USS Cushing (DD-55) was an O'Brien-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I.