USS Hyman (DD-732) 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
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


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USS Hyman was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on November 22, 1943 as DD-732 and launched on April 8, the following year. It was commissioned on June 16, 1944 and served in the US Navy for 25 years until it was decommissioned in 1969. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Maine, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Micronesia, Eniwetok, Korea, Ceylon or France. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 16, 1969 and sold for scrapping. 

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