USS Blue (DD-387) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Blue was a Bagley-class destroyer laid down on September 25, 1935 and launched on May 27, 1937. It was commissioned on August 14, the same year under Lt. Comdr. J. Wright’s command with the hull number DD-387 and served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was sunk during the Battle of Guadalcanal on August 22, 1942. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 158 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Wotje, Maloelap, Kwajalein, the Marshalls or San Francisco. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Blue received 5 battle stars. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Blue (DD-387)

DWIGHT DAVID ADAMS

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CHRISTOPHER L. ADAMS

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DOUGLAS J. ADAMS

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