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

High risk of asbestos exposure

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


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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). 

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