USS Brennan (DE-13) 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


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USS Brennan was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on February 28, 1942 and launched on August 22, the same year. It was commissioned on January 20, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. Harry A. Adams’ command with the hull number DE-13 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on October 9, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in California, Miami, Florida Straits, Haiti, Charleston or New York. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 24, 1945 and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Brennan received 2 medals.        

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