USS Chevalier (i) (DD 451)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||30 Apr 1941|
|Launched||11 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Jul 1942|
|Lost||7 Oct 1943|
|Loss position||7° 30'S, 156° 14'E|
USS Chevalier (Lt.Cdr. George Rees Wilson, USN) was heavily damaged by a torpedo from the Japanese destroyer Yugumo (offsite link) off Vella Lavella, Solomons Islands on 6 October 1943.
Commands listed for USS Chevalier (i) (DD 451)
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|1||Ephraim Rankin McLean, Jr., USN||20 Jul 1942||6 Jun 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. George Rees Wilson, USN||6 Jun 1943||7 Oct 1943|
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