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USS Dacres was an Evarts-class destroyer escort originally laid down on April 7, 1943 as USS Duffy DE-268 and launched on May 19, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 3 years as HMS Dacres K472 until it was transferred back in the United States of America on January 26, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 156 people on board. After the returning, the ship was sold for scrapping the same year.