USS Bastian (CVE-37) 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 Bastian was a Bogue-class escort aircraft carrier laid down on August 25, 1942 and launched on December 15, the same year. It was commissioned on August 4, 1943 as HMS Trumpeter with the hull number D-09 under the United Kingdom’s flag and served in the Royal Navy for 3 years until it was returned to the US Navy on April 6, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 890 men on board had the main missions in Norway. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 19, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1971 in Spain. 

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