USS Edisto (CVE-41) 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 Edisto was a Bogue-class escort aircraft carrier laid down on October 20, 1942 and launched on March 22, the following year. It was commissioned on September 7, 1943 as HMS Nabob with the hull number D-77 under the United Kingdom’s flag and served in the Royal Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on October 10, 1944. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1,000 men on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred back to the USA, struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in the Netherlands in September 1947.  

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