USS Bridget (DE-1024) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion 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 Bridget was a Dealey-class destroyer escort laid down on September 19, 1955 and launched on April 25, 1956. It was commissioned on October 24, 1957 with the hull number DE-1024 and served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned in September 1968. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 170 people on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on September 12, 1973 and, later, it was sold for scrapping. 

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