USS Clarence L. Evans (DE-113) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Clarence L. Evans was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on December 23, 1943 and launched on March 22, the next year. It was commissioned on June 25, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. W. C. Hughes’ command with the hull number DE-113 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on May 29, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, New York, Glasgow, Southampton, Plymouth, Le Havre, New London or Maine. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on April 18, 1952 and transferred to France where it was renamed Berbère (F-723). 

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 Clarence L. Evans (DE-113)

LEVI CLEVELAND BAGBY

91 years old

Dead

ROBERT BALFOUR BOTSFORD

91 years old

Dead

ROBERT MORRIS ESTES

unknown age

Uncertain N/A