USS Hayter (DE-212/APD-80) 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 Hayter was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on August 11, 1943 and launched on November 11, the same year. It was commissioned on March 16, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. H. H. Theriault’s command with the hull number DE-212 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 19, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Norfolk, Bizerte, Tunisia, Maine, Azores or Guantanamo Bay. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 1, 1966. Several months later, in July, the ship was loaned to South Korea, where it was renamed ROK Jon Nam. 

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