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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


La Vallette

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 ascending Service Branch
WT 2c James Ward USN
WT 3c Richard Nichols USN
FC 2c William Maine USN
F 1c Donald Mai USN
RDM 2c Andred Durkin USN
F 1c Clarence Cottrill USN
F 1c Loyd Brown USN