The USS Black (DD-666), a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, was launched on 28 March 1943 by Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Kearny, N.J.; sponsored by Mrs. H. D. Black, widow of Lieutenant Commander Black; and commissioned on 21 May 1943, with Lieutenant Commander J. Maginnis in command. The ship's last overseas cruise ended in July 1969. It was decommissioned in late September of that year and sold for scrapping in February 1971. If you believe you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Black (DD-666), please call us today and we can offer you guidance and advice, as well as put you in touch with the right legal team that may be able to get you the compensation you deserve for your pain and suffering. At your initial consultation, they will discuss legal options for obtaining compensation. These usually include filing a claim with one or more of the established asbestos trust funds, and filing a claim for compensation from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.