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USS Hyman was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on November 22, 1943 as DD-732 and launched on April 8, the following year. It was commissioned on June 16, 1944 and served in the US Navy for 25 years until it was decommissioned in 1969. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Maine, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Micronesia, Eniwetok, Korea, Ceylon or France. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 16, 1969 and sold for scrapping.