USS Buckley (DE/DER-51) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Buckley was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on June 29, 1942 and launched on January 9, 1943. It was commissioned on April 30, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. A. W. Slayden’s command with the hull number DE-51 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on July 3, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 186 men on board and it had the main missions in North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on June 1, 1968. One year later, in July 1969, the ship was sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Buckley received 3 battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation for sinking U-66 submarine. 

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 Buckley (DE/DER-51)

DRUE JUNIOR CHRISTIAN

unknown age

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JOHN GRADY CATRON

unknown age

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WILLIAM RAYMOND CALVERT

unknown age

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LAWRENCE JOSEPH BYRON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH G. BUTTERFIELD

unknown age

Dead

VERNON RANDOLPH BUSSARD JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH RALPH BROWN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ROBERT NEWELL BROWN

71 years old

Dead

CARL FRANKLIN BROCKWELL

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JACOB BRAUNSTEIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES A. BONIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CHARLES H. BOGART

unknown age

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HENRY THOMAS BLAIR

unknown age

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ROBERT BERG

unknown age

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CLARK RICHARD BEACH

unknown age

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LELAND L. BARTLETT

unknown age

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RANDALL D. AUSTIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH F. AUCOIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOHN S. APPLETON

83 years old

Dead

GILBERT ANEMA JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

VERN DEMOINE ANDERSON

91 years old

Dead

BRENT MAXWELL ABEL

89 years old

Dead

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