USS Jarvis (DD-393) 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 Jarvis was a Bagley-class destroyer laid down on August 21, 1935 and launched on May 6, 1937. It was commissioned on October 27, the same year under Lt. Comdr. R. R. Ferguson’s command with the hull number DD-393 and served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was sunk by an enemy aircraft on August 9, 1942. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 158 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Maui Island, Wake Atoll or Sydney. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Jarvis received 3 battle stars.

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