USS Arnold J. Isbell (DD-869) 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 Arnold J. Isbell is a Gearing-class destroyer laid down on March 14, 1945 and launched on August 6, 1945. It was commissioned on January 5, 1946 under Comdr. Carlton B. Jones' command with the hull number DD-869 and it served in the US Navy for 28 years until it was struck from the Navy List on February 1, 1974. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 356 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Guam, Hawaii, Okinawa or Yokosuka. It also participated in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. For the services brought to the country, USS Arnold J. Isbell received 6 battle stars for the Korean War and another 2 for the Vietnam service.

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