USS Dealey (DE-1006) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Dealey was a Dealey-class destroyer escort laid down on December 15, 1952 and launched on November 8, 1953. It was commissioned on June 3, 1954 under Lt. Comdr. R. H. Rossell’s command with the hull number DE-1006 and served in the US Navy for 18 years until it was decommissioned on July 28, 1972. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 170 people on board and had the main missions in Rhode Island, Key West, Plymouth, Brest, Cherbourg, Cuba, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Derry, Portugal, Venezuela or Brazil. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to Uruguay where it was renamed ROU 18 De Julio (DE-3). The ship was active within the Uruguayan waters until 1991 when it was stricken and scrapped. 

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 Dealey (DE-1006)

LAYTON S. ALLEN JR

unknown age

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EDWIN B. ANDERSEN

unknown age

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ROBERT BAVERO SR

unknown age

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