USS Hamul (AD-20) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Hamul (AD-20) was a Hamul-class destroyer tender laid down on March 6, 1940, and launched in May, the same year. It was commissioned on June 14, 1941, under Comdr. F. M. Tillson’s command with the hull number AD-20 and served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years until it was decommissioned on June 9, 1962. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 857 people on board and had its main missions in Boston, Pearl Harbor, Bora Bora, Chile, Sasebo, Eniwetok, Saipan, Ulithi, Okinawa and Plymouth. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Hamul received one battle star and another one for the Korean War. Asbestos-related diseases generally take decades after exposure to develop. The risk of developing these diseases increases with exposure to intense concentrations of asbestos, or exposure to any concentration of asbestos over a long period. If you feel overwhelmed by the burden of treating a life-threatening disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers or worried about the financial implications for your family, you are rightful to file a claim for compensation.

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Shipmates on USS Hamul (AD-20)

Lewis Leroy Adams

Calvin Dale Allison

Thomas J. Baia

Michael Basarab

Paul Whitney Bennett

Rudolph P. Biro

Raymond J. Buda

Clifton Hebb Davis

Wayne Peter Erven

Andrew J. Jackson Jr.

William Christopher Gordon

Gerald H. King

Thomas Albert Maxwell

John B. McGauley

Robert Allen Mullens

Donald Douglas Odenborg

C. John Popp

Ford Worthington Rice

W. Stewart Sellers

Elmer V. Struck

Robert H. Webb

Ward F. Trammell