The USS Concord (CL-10) was an Omaha-class light cruiser laid down on March 29, 1920, and launched on December 15, the following year. It was commissioned on November 3, 1923, under Capt. Orin G. Murfin’s command with the hull number CL-10 and served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on December 12, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 458 people on board and had its main missions in Balboa, the Suez Canal, Pearl Harbor, Bora Bora, Adak, and Ominato. After decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 8, 1946, and sold for scrapping in 1947. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Concord received 1 battle star. It is when asbestos materials are degraded, broken, or otherwise disturbed through handling, that they can pose a hazard. Asbestos is the term used for a group of minerals that can be very harmful when breathed in as they contain microscopic fibers that are harmful to your lungs. If you believe you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Concord (CL-10), you are likely to be entitled to receive compensation. Call us today, and we can put you in touch with the right attorneys.