USS Frybarger (DE/DEC-705) 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 Frybarger was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down in 1943 and launched on January 24, 1944. It was commissioned the first time on May 18, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. G. C. Ewing’s command with the hull number DE-705 and served in the US Navy for 7 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on December 9, 1954. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and had the main missions in Bizerte, Carolines, Zamboanga, Manila, Hollandia, Okinawa, Boston, Korea or Japan. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on December 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping one year later. 

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