USS Herbert C. Jones (DE-137) 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 Herbert C. Jones was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on November 30, 1942 and launched on January 19, the following year. It was commissioned on July 21, the same year under Lt. Cmdr.Alfred W. Gardes’ command as DE-137 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on May 2, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, Panama Canal, Algiers, New York, Gibraltar, Bizerte or Italy. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1972. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Herbert C. Jones received 3 battle stars and a Navy Unit Commendation.  

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