USS Charrette
DD 581 (Fletcher class)


In Honor of Yeoman 2nd Class John Butler
Submitted by his son Jack Butler

Builder:         Boston Navy Yard
Laid Down:  	 February 20, 1942
Launched:        June 3, 1942
Commissioned:  	 May 18, 1943
Decommissioned:  January 15, 1947
Fate:            To Greece 06/16/59; renamed Velos;
                 Stricken 1991: Being preserved as 
                 a museum at Poros Island near Athens. (1-98) 

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In Honor of Yeoman 2nd Class John Butler
Submitted by his son Jack Butler


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