USS Craven (DD-70) 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 Craven was a Caldwell-class destroyer laid down on November 20, 1917 and launched on June 29, the following year. It was commissioned on October 19, 1918 with the hull number DD-70 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on October 23, 1940. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 146 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, New York, Charleston, Hampton Roads or Newport. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to UK where it was renamed HMS Lewes. 

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