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U.S.S. BRIDGET

(DE-1024)

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USS BRIDGET (DE-1024) - a Dealey-class destroyer escort

In Commission 1957 to 1968

DE-1024 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1955-Keel Date: 19 SEP 1955
APR1956-Launch Date: 25 APR 1956
OCT1957-Commissioned: 24 OCT 1957
JAN1958-JUL1959West Pac
APR1958-SEP1958West Pac
JAN1960-JUN1962West Pac
MAY1960-MAY1962Middle Pacific
JUN1960-JUN1962West Pac
JUN1960-JUN1962Bay of pigs and Cuba missile crises
JUN1960-JUN1962Man over board on the Kearsarge
NOV1960-JUL1964Inchon Landing
SEP1961-SEP1962West Pac
MAY1964-NOV1966West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1967-OCT1967West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1967-OCT1967West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1967-AUG1968West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1968-JUL1971Reserve Duty Seattle WA
JUL1969-JUL1969Alaska
JUN1971-JUN1971Alaska

DE-1024 General Specifications

Class: Dealey-class destroyer escort

Named for: Francis Joseph Bridget

Complement: 170 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1877 tons

Length: 314 feet 6 inches

Beam: 36 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: 27 knots

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap



USS BRIDGET (DE-1024)



Bridget (DE-1024) was launched 25 April 1956 by Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Co. Seattle Wash.; sponsored by Mrs. Francis J. Bridget widow of Captain Bridget; and commissioned 24 October 1957 Lieutenant Commander J. B. Haines in command.

[Note: The above USS BRIDGET (DE-1024) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS BRIDGET (DE-1024) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]