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USCGC Rush (WHEC-723)
USCGC Rush (WHEC-723)
USCGC Rush (WHEC-723)
Career (United States)
Name: USCGC Rush
Namesake: Richard Rush
Builder: Avondale Shipyards
Cost: US$20 million
Launched: 16 November 1968
Homeport: Honolulu, Hawaii
Status: Active
General characteristics
Displacement: 3,250 tons
Length: 378 ft (115 m)
Beam: 43 ft (13 m)
Draught: 15 ft (4.6 m)
Propulsion: Two diesel engines and two gas turbine engines
Speed: 29 knots
Range: 14,000 miles
Endurance: 45 days
Complement: 167 personnel
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 air-search radar
Armament: Otobreda 76 mm, Phalanx CIWS

USCGC Rush (WHEC-723) is a U.S. Coast Guard high endurance cutter based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, and previously based out of Alameda, California. Constructed at Avondale Shipyard near New Orleans, Louisiana and launched November 16, 1968, she is the fifth Coast Guard Cutter to be named after the eighth Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush.

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