HMS Domett (K473) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The HMS Domett (K473) was an Evarts-class destroyer escort originally laid down on April 7, 1943, as USS Eisner DE-269 and launched on May 19, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 3 years as HMS Domett K473 until it was transferred back to the U.S. Navy on March 5, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 156 people on board. After the return, the ship was sold for scrapping the following year.

If you have a Navy veteran friend and he has been recently diagnosed with lung cancer or another type of pulmonary issues such as lung scarring, pulmonary fibrosis, COPD, emphysema, pleural effusion, pleural thickening, pleural plaques, and rounded atelectasis please ask him if he had heavy exposure to asbestos in the Navy. If the answer is yes, then he/she may be entitled to compensation through asbestos trust fund claims and additionally, VA claims.

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Shipmates on HMS Domett (K473)