USS Conner (DD-72) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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 Conner (DD-72)

HARRY ALLCROFT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

GASTON MAURICE BACHELIER

93 years old

Dead

FRANK BRUNO BARBARESI

unknown age

Uncertain N/A