USS Cooner (DE-172) 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 Cooner was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on February 22, 1943 and launched on July 23, the same year. It was commissioned on August 21, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. J. M. Stuart’s command with the hull number DE-172 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on June 25, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 216 onboard and had the main missions in Saipan, Ulithi, Charleston, Guam, Pearl Harbor, San Diego or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1972 and sold in 1973. 

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