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.
USS Cushing (TB-1) was a torpedo boat in the United States Navy during Spanish-American War. She was named for William Barker Cushing.
USS Cushing (DD-376) was a Mahan-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She was the third Navy ship named for Commander William Barker Cushing (1842â€“1874).
USS Cushing (DD-797) was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, the fourth Navy ship named for Commander William B. Cushing (1842–1874), who distinguished himself during the American Civil War.