USS Fieberling (DE-640) 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 Fieberling was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on March 19, 1944 and launched on April 2, the same year. It was commissioned on April 11, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. E. E. Lull’s command with the hull number DE-640 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on March 13, 1948. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Manus, Purvis Bay, Funafuti, Okinawa, Guadalcanal, Saipan or Guam. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1972. Several months later, the ship was sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Fieberling received 1 battle star. 

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