USS Conner (DD-72) 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 Conner was a Caldwell-class destroyer launched on August 21, 1917. It was commissioned on January 12, the following year under Comdr. A. G. Howe’s command with the hull number DD-72 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on October 23, 1940. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 100 people on board and had the main missions in New York, Azores, Brest, Plymouth, Bermuda or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to UK where it was renamed HMS Leeds. 

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