USS Garfield Thomas (DE-193) 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 Eisner was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on September 23, 1943 and launched on December 12, the same year. It was commissioned on January 24, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. Richard G. Werner’s command with the hull number DE-193 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on March 27, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, New York, Bizerte, Maine, United Kingdom, Cuba, Pearl Harbor, the Marshalls, Eniwetok or Panama. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to Greece in 1951 where it was renamed HS Panther (D-67). 

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