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HMS Bayntun was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on April 5, 1942 and launched on June 27, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 2 years as HMS Bayntun K310 until it was transferred back in the United States of America on August 22, 1945. It also served in the US Navy for a few months before being decommissioned on October 19, the same year. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 175 people on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 1, 1945 and sold for scrapping in 1947.