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USS Fogg was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on December 4, 1942 and launched on March 20, 1943. It was commissioned on July 7, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. Charles F. Adams’ command with the hull number DE-57 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on October 27, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Aruba, Curacao, Algiers, Trinidad, Londonderry Port, Cherbourg, Portsmouth, Azores or Charleston. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on April 1, 1965. Several months later, on January 4, 1966 the ship was sold for scrapping.