USS WILLIAM R RUSH (DD 714)


Historically Interesting Photographs


Shown below are photographs of the USS William R Rush (DD 714). These photographs were submitted to the Rush Association for display on the association’s website by John Denehy, Jim Kelly, Lorraine Munk and CAPT Neil B. MacIntosh. Thanks, also, to John DeFranco for taking the time and effort to send us the photographs donated by Lorraine and CAPT MacIntosh.


RUSH at GITMO 1945, donated by Lorraine Munk
USS William R Rush (DD 714), Guantanamo Bay 1945



RUSH Pierside at GITMO 1945, donated by Lorraine Munk
USS William R Rush (DD 714), Pierside Guantanamo 1945



RUSH Underway about 1946, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DD 714) at sea about 1946



RUSH in Hull, England 1949, donated by Jim Kelly
USS William R Rush (DD 714) in Hull England, 1949



FWD Gun mount frames Mighty MO, donated by Jim Hocking
RUSH (DD 714) FWD 5"/38 Guns frame the Mighty MO, Feb 1951



Looks like RUSH is leaving port, circa 1952-1954, donated by Jim Hocking
Looks like RUSH is steaming out of Naragansett Bay, about 1952-1954



RUSH during refueling detail, about 1952-54, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DDR 714) Refueling detail about 1952-1954



RUSH at sea in 1954, donated by CAPT MacIntosh
USS William R Rush (DDR 714) at sea 1954



USS RUSH at sea circa 1958, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DDR 714) at sea, circa 1958



RUSH entering port in 1958, donated by John Denehy
USS William R Rush (DDR 714) entering port, 1958



USS RUSH underway, circa 1958, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DDR 714) underway



RUSH refueling from USS AMERICA during 1967 Med Cruise, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DD 714) refueling alongside USS AMERICA (CV 66), Med 1967



Aerial view of RUSH, FRAM I Configuration, date unknown, donated by Jim Hocking
USS William R Rush (DD 714) aerial view, date unknown, FRAM I configuration



As additional photographs are received, they will either be displayed throughout the various pages of the Rush Association website or on this page. You will find addtional photographs posted in the MEMBER's ONLY area (contact the webmaster for information.) Should anyone have a photograph of the RUSH or her crewmembers, we would gratefully accept a copy for inclusion on this page. Photographs can best be sent to the Webmaster as JPEG or GIF attachements to email. However, if you can not send a photograph electronically, please consider mailing it. Photographs sent by mail will be scanned and then returned to their rightfull owner. You can mail any photographs to:


Michael R. Dutton

1084 Strauss Court

Virginia Beach, VA 23454-6758



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