USS Herzog (DE-178) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Herzog was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on May 17, 1943 and launched on September 5, the same year. It was commissioned on October 6, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. J. C. Toft’s command with the hull number DE-178 and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on August 15, 1944. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, New York, West Indies, Recife, Trinidad, Brazil or Panama. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to Brazil and renamed Beberibe. 

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 Herzog (DE-178)

CARL D. DUSTIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

HARRY EUGENE GADDY

90 years old

Dead

MARTIN JOSEPH HAYES

88 years old

Dead

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