USS Dealey (DE-1006) 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 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. 

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