USS La Vallette DD448
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1941|
|Launched||21 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||12 Aug 1942|
|Decommissioned||16 Apr 1946|
Attacked on 30
January 1943 while guarding Chicago (CA-29), but was struck by a
aerial torpedo,which killed 22 of her crew,
On 14 February 1945 in Mariveles Harbour, La Vallette was extensively damaged by a mine. With six killed and 23 wounded. 1 DOW next day (15 February 1945)
Stricken 1 February 1974.
Sold to Peru 26 July 1974, cannibalized for spare parts.
Her hulk was scrapped.