USS Halsey (DLG-23 / CG-23) 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 Halsey was a Leahy-class destroyer laid down on August 26, 1960 and launched on January 15, 1962. It was commissioned on July 20, 1963 under Capt. H. H. Anderson’s command as DLG-23 and served in the US Navy for 31 years until it was decommissioned on January 28, 1994. On June 30, 1975, the ship was reclassified as a guided missile cruiser with the hull number CG-23. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 400 people on board and had the main missions in San Francisco, Carr Island, San Diego, Subic Bay or the Gulf of Tonkin. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 1, 1994 and scrapped in 2003. 

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