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USS George was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on May 20, 1943 and launched on July 8, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 4 years as HMS Goodson K480 until it was transferred back in the United states of America on January 9, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 175 people on board. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping the same year to John Lee in Belfast.