USS George (DE-276) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump 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 George was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on May 20, 1943 and launched on July 8, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 4 years as HMS Goodson K480 until it was transferred back in the United states of America on January 9, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 175 people on board. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping the same year to John Lee in Belfast. 

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