USS Ebert (DE-768) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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

Shipmates on USS Ebert (DE-768)

MAURICE PHILLIP BRUNNER

69 years old

Dead

EDWARD DINSMORE BURKE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM L. FISHER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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