HMS Cooke (K471) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

HMS Cooke was an Evarts-class destroyer escort originally laid down on March 11, 1943 as USS Dempsey DE-267 and launched on April 22, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 3 years as HMS Cooke K471 until it was transferred back in the United States of America on March 5, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 156 people on board. After the returning, the ship was sold for scrapping the following year. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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