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

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


Stuff You Should Know

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.        

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