The USS Cronin (DE-107) was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on May 13, 1943, and launched on November 27, the same year. It was transferred to Free France on January 23, 1944, where it was renamed Algérien and then Oise. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board. It also participated in the Operation Anvil-Dragoon before being transferred back to the US Navy. In November 1965, the USS Cronin was sold for scrapping. If you are a Navy veteran who has not yet experienced health issues due to asbestos exposure but is still concerned about it, you should monitor your health carefully. In the regrettable event that you suffer from an asbestos-related health condition, you are eligible for compensation from asbestos trust funds and VA claims. With full and fair compensation, you’ll be able to afford the medical care you need and maintain your quality of life.