USS Huse (DE-145) 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 Huse was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on January 11, 1943 and launched on March 23, the same year. It was commissioned on August 30, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. W. A. Sessions’ command as DE-145 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned in June 1956. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Texas, Bermuda, New York, Charleston, Canal Zone, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Norfolk or Panama Canal. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List in August 1973 and sold for scrapping in 1974. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Huse received 5 battle stars. 

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