USS Evarts (DE-5) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Evarts was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on October 17, 1942 and launched on December 7, the same year. It was commissioned on April 15, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. C. B. Henriques’ command with the hull number DE-5 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on October 2, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in Boston, Palermo, Casablanca, Norfolk, Bizerte, Oran, New London or New York. After the decommissioning, the ship sold for scrapping in 1946. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Evarts received 3 medals and a Combat Action Ribbon.         

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Evarts (DE-5)

NORMAN BERTRAND BOURQUE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

J C GOGGINS

Died on 10/25/1944

Dead

RUDOLPH JOHN HEYNE

90 years old

Dead

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