USS Damato (DD-871) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Damato was a Gearing-class destroyer laid down on May 10, 1945 and launched on November 21, the same year. It was commissioned on April 27, 1946 with the hull number DD-871 and it served in the US Navy for 34 years before it was decommissioned on September 30, 1980. During its activities, the ship had the main missions in Norfolk, Newport, Cuba, France, England or Canada. It was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1980 and then transferred to Pakistan where it was renamed Tippu Sultan. 

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

Shipmates on USS Damato (DD-871)

ROGER R. ALTHOUSE

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