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La Vallette

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Wednesday, February 14, 1945
Mine Explosion at Mariveles Harbor
On 14 February in Mariveles Harbor, La Vallette was extensively damaged by a mine. ... With six dead and 23 wounded, she was towed to drydock at Subic Bay, then sailed for Hunters Point Navy Yard where she was completely repaired.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 7

Namesort descending Service Branch
F 1c Loyd Brown USN
F 1c Clarence Cottrill USN
RDM 2c Andred Durkin USN
F 1c Donald Mai USN
FC 2c William Maine USN
WT 3c Richard Nichols USN
WT 2c James Ward USN
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships