USS Eisner (DE-192) 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 Eisner was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on September 23, 1943 and launched on December 12, the same year. It was commissioned on January 1, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. D. McVickar’s command with the hull number DE-192 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on July 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Galveston, Texas, Norfolk, Recife, Eniwetok or Ulithi. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck on March 7, 1951 and transferred to the Netherlands the same year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Eisner received 1 battle star. 

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