USS Holton (DE-703) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Holton was a Buckley-class destroyer escort launched on December 15, 1943. It was commissioned on May 1, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. J. B. Boy’s command with the hull number DE-703 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 31, 1946. During its activity, the ship had the main missions in Norfolk, Bizerte, the African coast, Boston, Dakar, Manus, Tokyo Bay, Okinawa, Korea or Pearl Harbor. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping. 

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 Holton (DE-703)

CARLISLE CLARK

89 years old

Dead

GEORGE RAYMOND DALTON

91 years old

Dead

RALPH CLEVELAND FREEMAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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