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USS Bridget was a Dealey-class destroyer escort laid down on September 19, 1955 and launched on April 25, 1956. It was commissioned on October 24, 1957 with the hull number DE-1024 and served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned in September 1968. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 170 people on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on September 12, 1973 and, later, it was sold for scrapping.