USS Janssen (DE-396) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Janssen was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on August 4, 1943 and launched on October 4, the same year. It was commissioned on December 18, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. H. E. Cross’ command with the hull number DE-396 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on April 12, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, Maine, the Panama Canal, Pearl Harbor, Florida, Azores, the Caribbean or Casco Bay. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping the following year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Janssen received 1 battle star.

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