USS Brough (DE-148) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Brough was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on January 22, 1943 and launched on April 10, the same year. It was commissioned on September 18, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth J. Hartley’s command as DE-148 and served in the US Navy for 17 years until it was decommissioned in June 1965. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Texas, Green Cove Springs, Charleston, Gibraltar, Cannes, Naples, Aden, Athens, Perth or Barcelona. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 1, 1965 and sold for scrapping in 1967 to Buyer Boston Metals Company in Baltimore. 

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 Brough (DE-148)

DANIEL W. ABERCROMBIE III

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WALTER EUGENE BARBER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

PERCY STUART BEAMAN

77 years old

Dead

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