USS Bayntun (DE-1) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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