USS Courtney (DE-1021) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Courtney was a Dealey-class destroyer escort laid down on September 2, 1954 and launched on November 2, 1955. It was commissioned on September 24, 1956 under Lt. Comdr. C. W. Coe’s command with the hull number DE-1021 and served in the US Navy for 17 years until it was struck from the Navy List on December 14, 1973. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 170 people on board and had the main missions in Rhode Island, Plymouth, Brest, Wales, Norway, Argentia, Florida, Brazil or North Carolina. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping on June 17, 1974. 

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 Courtney (DE-1021)

JAMES HOWARD BARTON

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WILLIAM H. BECKER

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TIMOTHY M. BEVER

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