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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
SEP 1955 - Keel Date: 19 SEP 1955
APR 1956 - Launch Date: 25 APR 1956
OCT 1957 - Commissioned: 24 OCT 1957
JAN 1958 - JUL 1959 West Pac
APR 1958 - SEP 1958 West Pac
JAN 1960 - JUN 1962 West Pac
MAY 1960 - MAY 1962 Middle Pacific
JUN 1960 - JUN 1962 West Pac
JUN 1960 - JUN 1962 Bay of pigs and Cuba missile crises
JUN 1960 - JUN 1962 Man over board on the Kearsarge
NOV 1960 - JUL 1964 Inchon Landing
SEP 1961 - SEP 1962 West Pac
MAY 1964 - NOV 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1967 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1967 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1967 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1968 - JUL 1971 Reserve Duty Seattle WA
JUL 1969 - JUL 1969 Alaska
JUN 1971 - JUN 1971 Alaska

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]