USS Coghlan (DD-606) 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 Coghlan was a Benson-class destroyer launched on February 12, 1942. It was commissioned on July 10, the same year under Lt. Comdr. B. F. Tompkins’ command with the hull number DD-606 and served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was decommissioned on March 31, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 262 people on board and had the main missions in San Francisco, Pearl Harbor, Kodiak, Gibson Islands, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, Baker Island, Tarawa, the Philippines or Palau. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1971 and sold for scrapping in 1974. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Coghlan received 8 battle stars. 

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