USS Bazely (DE-2) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

HMS Bazely was a Lend-Lease 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 Bazely K311 until it was transferred back in the United States of America on August 20, 1945. It also served in the US Navy for a few months before being decommissioned on October 22, 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 16, 1945 and sold for scrapping the following year. 

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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