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USS Stewart was a Bainbridge-class destroyer laid down on January 24, 1900 and launched on May 10, 1902. It was commissioned on December 1, 1902 under Lt. Frederick A. Traut’s command with the hull number DD-13 and served in the US Navy for 17 years until it was decommissioned on July 9, 1919. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 75 men on board and it had the main missions in the Panama Canal Zone, Bermuda, Quiberon Bay or Azores. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on September 15, 1919. Several months later, on January 3, 1920 USS Stewart was sold for scrapping.