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USS Evans was a Dealey-class destroyer escort laid down on April 8, 1955 and launched on September 14, 1955. It was commissioned on June 14, 1957 with the hull number DE-1023 and served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned on December 3, 1968. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 170 people on board and had the main missions in Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, San Diego, Sasebo, Yokosuka, Subic Bay or Manila. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping on August 16, 1974.