USS Ellet (DD-398) 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 Ellet was a Benham-class destroyer laid down on December 3, 1936 and launched on June 11, 1938. It was commissioned on February 17, the following year under Lt. Comdr. F. J. Mee’s command with the hull number DD-398 and served in the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned on October 29, 1945. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 184 people on board and had the main missions in Christmas Island, Honolulu, Tokyo, the Solomons, Guadalcanal, the Marshalls, Saipan, Guam, Ngulu Atoll or the Marianas. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping in 1947. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Ellet received 10 battle stars.

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