USS Henley (DD-762) 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
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


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USS Henley was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on February 8, 1944 and launched on April 8, the following year. It was commissioned on October 8, 1946 under Comdr. Dwight L. Moody’s command with the hull number DD-762 and served in the US Navy for 27 years until it was decommissioned in 1973. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, Boston, Charleston, Seine or Panama Canal. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on July 1, 1973 and sold for scrapping the same year. 

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