USS Durik (DE-666) 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 Durik was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on June 22, 1943 and launched on October 9, the same year. It was commissioned on March 24, 1944 under Comdr. K. B. Smith’s command with the hull number DE-666 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in New York, Casablanca, Bizerte, Palermo, Algeria, Miami, Mayport or Guantanamo Bay. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1965. Two years later, in 1967 the ship was sold for scrapping. 

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