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The Chevalier was a Gearing Class Destroyer named after Godfrey de Courcelles Chevalier, an early Naval aviator. He was the first man to pilot an plane launched from a catpult of a Naval vessel. The DD-805 was the second Chevalier, the first, DD-451, was sunk in World War 2. The DD-805 served in the later part of WW2, Korea, and Vietnam. She was decommissioned in1972 ans sold to South Korea.
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