HMS Ravager (D70) 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

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USS Ravager was a Bogue-class escort aircraft carrier laid down on April 11, 1942 and launched on July 16, the same year. It was commissioned on April 25, 1943 as HMS Ravager with the hull number D-70 under the United Kingdom’s flag and served in the Royal Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned in February 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 646 men on board and had the main missions in the Atlantic theater. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred back to the USA in July 1976 and sold for scrapping in 1973. 

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