USS Conyngham (DDG-17) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Conyngham was a Charles F. Adams-class guided missile destroyer laid down on May 1, 1961 and launched on May 18, the following year. It was commissioned on July 13, 1963 under Comdr. Edwin P. Smith’s command with the hull number DDG-17 and served in the US Navy for 27 years until it was decommissioned on October 30, 1990. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 354 people on board and had the main missions in the Persian Gulf, the Northern Europe and the Caribbean. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 31, 1991 and sold for scrapping in 1994. 

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 Conyngham (DDG-17)

DONN BARBER

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ROBERT JOHN BARBAS

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JOHN RAYMOND AZUD

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