USS Hova (DE-110) 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 Hova was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on September 25, 1943 and launched on January 22, the next year. It was commissioned on March 18, 1944 and transferred to the Free France the same day where it was named also Hova. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board. It participated both in the Operation Anvil-Dragoon and Vénérable before being struck in 1952. In 1964, USS Hova was transferred back to the US Navy.

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