USS Dennis (DE-405) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Dennis was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on September 15, 1943 and launched on December 4, the same year. It was commissioned on March 20, 1944 under Lt. Cmdr. Sigurd Hansen’s command as DE-405 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 31, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 215 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Kwajalein, Morotai, Leyte, Manus, Samar, Kossol Roads or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Dennis received 4 battle stars and a Presidential Unit Citation. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Dennis (DE-405)

ORMILLE LEROY BOARD

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM ARNOLD CURTIS

Died on 10/25/1944

Dead

CHARLES BURETTE DAVIS JR

Died on 10/25/1944

Dead

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