USS Corbesier (DE-438) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Corbesier was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on November 4, 1943 and launched on February 13, the following year. It was commissioned on March 31, 1944 under Lt. Cmdr. W. B. Porter’s command as DE-438 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on July 2, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 215 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Guam, Manus, Ulithi, Okinawa, Kossol Roads or Eniwetok. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Corbesier received 2 battle stars. 

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