Named after the third Secretary of State of the United States, the SS Timothy Pickering was a Liberty Ship built in the United States to be used during World War II, laid down on 8 October 1941, then launched on 28 March 1942. The ship was lost after being hit by an Italian dive bomber near Sicily on 13 July 1943.
If you are a veteran who has been diagnosed with asbestosis, mesothelioma, or lung cancer because of asbestos exposure on a Navy vessel you may be wondering what you can do to recover money for your suffering. Legal action may be available to help you seek financial compensation that may be used to address the costs of treatment. An attorney with extensive experience in asbestos claims will help you navigate the often complicated legal system and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.