USS Caldwell (DD-605) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Caldwell was a Benson-class destroyer launched on January 15, 1942. It was commissioned on June 10, the same year under Lt. Comdr. J. F. Newman’s command with the hull number DD-605 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on April 24, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 276 people on board and had the main missions in San Francisco, Aleutian Islands, Attu, Kiska, Tarawa, Makin, Palau, Yap, Ulithi or Woleai. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 1, 1965 and sold for scrapping in 1966. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Caldwell received 8 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 Caldwell (DD-605)

ROBERT ERNEST BENNETT

92 years old

Dead

IRVING BOVIS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

FLOYD ROBERT CLARKE

Died on 12/12/1944

Dead

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