USS Harry E. Yarnell (DLG/CG-17) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Harry E. Yarnell was a Leahy-class guided missile cruiser laid down on May 31, 1960 and launched on December 9, the following year. It was commissioned on February 2, 1963 under Capt. Charles E. Nelson’s command as DLG-18 and served in the US Navy for 30 years until it was decommissioned on October 20, 1993. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 395 people on board and had the main missions in Guantanamo Bay, Norfolk, Amsterdam, the Gulf of Mexico, Boston or Poland. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 29, 1993 and sold for scrapping to Quonset Point in 1995. 

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 Harry E. Yarnell (DLG/CG-17)

JEFFREY MARK ADAMS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

HAL DODD ANGELL

86 years old

Dead

THOMAS H. ANSBERRY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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