USS Craven (DD-70) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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 Craven (DD-70)

WILLIAM MORRIS ABECASIS

unknown age

Dead

ROBERT GEORGE ALBIKER JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

NATHAN FREDERICK ASHER

87 years old

Dead