USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE-686) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • 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 Eugene E. Elmore was a Rudderow-class destroyer escort launched on December 23, 1943. It was commissioned on February 4, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. G. L. Conkey’s command as DE-686 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 31, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 186 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, New Guinea, Hollandia, San Pedro, New York, Biak, Lingayen Gulf or Casablanca. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Eugene E. Elmore received 4 battle stars. 

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