USS Harlan R. Dickson (DD-708) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Harlan R. Dickson was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on May 23, 1944 as DD-708 and launched on December 17, the same year. It was commissioned on February 17, 1945 under Commander Paul G. Osier’s command and served in the US Navy for 27 years until it was decommissioned in 1972. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Solomons, Pearl Harbor, Haifa, Cuba, San Juan, Santo Domingo or Newport. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on July 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Harlan R. Dickson (DD-708)

GERALD W. BARRINGER

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HAROLD NOEL BACON

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BEN VINCENT AZZARONE

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