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. Velos remained in service until 1991 and was then turned into a museum ship at Palaio Faliro, Athens.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Charrette

Address Greece

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

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