USS Delaware (BB-28) 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
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • 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 Delaware was a Delaware-class battleship laid down on November 11, 1907 and launched on February 6, 1909. It was commissioned on April 4, 1910 with the hull number BB-28 and served in the US Navy for 13 years until it was decommissioned on November 10, 1923. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 933 men on board and had the main missions in Hampton Roads, Veracruz, Scapa Flow, Villefranche, Chile or Norway. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping on February 5, 1924. 

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