USS Ebert (DE-768) 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 Ebert was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on April 1, 1943 and launched on May 11, 1944. It was commissioned on July 12, 1944 with the hull number DE-768 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 14, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Great Britain ports, France, New York, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, the Philippines, Japan or Manila. After the decommissioning, in 1972, the ship was transferred to Greece where it was renamed Ierax. In 2002, the ship sank as a target during training exercises. 

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