USS Greiner (DE-37) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Greiner was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on September 7, 1942 and launched on May 20, the following year. It was commissioned on August 18, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. F. S. Dowd’s command with the hull number DE-37 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on November 19, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, the Marshalls, Okinawa, the Gilberts, Guam, Kusaie, Wotje or San Francisco. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 19, 1945 and sold for scrapping to J. G. Berkwit & Co in 1947. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Greiner received 3 battle stars.  

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

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Shipmates on USS Greiner (DE-37)

VICTORIANO SUBIA AGUIRRE

90 years old

Dead

FREDERICK CHARLES BYRON

89 years old

Dead

CLIFFORD DOUGLAS EGERTON

90 years old

Dead