USS Charrette

Local nameΑντιτορπιλικό Βέλος - Μουσείο Αντιδικτατορικού Αγώνα
LocationPiraeus, Greece

USS Charrette was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, named for Lieutenant George Charrette, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Spanish–American War. Entering service during World War II, she spent her career in the Pacific theatre. Placed in reserve following the war, Charette was transferred to the Kingdom of Greece in 1959 and renamed Velos, remaining in service till 1991 before being preserved as a museum ship at Palaio Faliro, Athens.

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Address Greece

Coordinates 37°56'3.519" N 23°41'4.351" E

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