USS Bayntun (DE-1) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump 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

Stuff You Should Know

HMS Bayntun was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on April 5, 1942 and launched on June 27, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 2 years as HMS Bayntun K310 until it was transferred back in the United States of America on August 22, 1945. It also served in the US Navy for a few months before being decommissioned on October 19, the same year. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 175 people on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 1, 1945 and sold for scrapping in 1947. 

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