USS Corbesier (DE-106) 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 Corbesier was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on April 24, 1943 and launched on November 11, the same year. It was transferred to the Free French Naval Forces on January 2, 1944 where it was renamed Sénégalais and then Yser. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Djidjelli and the Algerian coast. It also participated in the First Indochina War before being struck in 1965 and sold for scrapping to Walter Ritscher Hamburg. 

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