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U.S.S. LA VALLETTE

(DD-448)

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DD-448 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 27 NOV 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUN 1942 - Launch Date: 21 JUN 1942
AUG 1942 - Commissioned: 12 AUG 1942
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 16 APR 1946

DD-448 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Elie A. F. La Vallette

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2100 tons

Length: 376 feet 3 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 36 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sold 26 July 1974 to Peru as parts donor scrapped