USS Essington (DE-67) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Essington was a Buckley-class destroyer escort launched on June 19, 1943. It was transferred to the United Kingdom on September 7, the same year and was renamed HMS Essington, K353. In 1945, the ship was decommissioned and transferred to the US Navy, where it was sold for scrapping on December 22, the same year.  

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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