USS Delaware (BB-28) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Delaware (BB-28)

AUGUSTUS ALEXANDER BRESSMAN

78 years old

Dead

GLENN I. EGGLESTON SR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

SILAS HOWARD

Died on 11/30/1826

Dead

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