USS Caldwell (DD-69) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Caldwell was a Caldwell-class destroyer laid down on December 9, 1916 and launched on July 10, the following year. It was commissioned on December 1, 1917 under Lt. Comdr. B.  McCandless’ command with the hull number DD-69 and served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was decommissioned on June 27, 1922. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 100 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, Queenstown, Brest, Charleston or Newport. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 7, 1936 and sold for scrapping in 1936 in Philadelphia. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Caldwell (DD-69)

ROBERT ERNEST BENNETT

92 years old

Dead

IRVING BOVIS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

FLOYD ROBERT CLARKE

Died on 12/12/1944

Dead