USS Essington (DE-67) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley

Stuff You Should Know

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.  

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