USS Carlson (BDE-9/DE-9) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Carlson was an Evarts-class destroyer escort launched on May 10, 1943. It was commissioned on May 10, the same year under Lt. H. E. Purdy’s command with the hull number DE-9 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 10, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in California, Boston, Kerama Retto, the Solomons, Espiritu Santo, Norfolk, Guadalcanal, Leyte, Eniwetok, San Pedro, Okinawa, Saipan, Ulithi or the Philippines. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Carlson received 2 battle stars.        

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Carlson (BDE-9/DE-9)

RAYMOND A. COURCHESNE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM C. HARTLOVE SR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DAVID WILBUR JOHN

90 years old

Dead

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