USS Juneau (CL-52) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Juneau (CL-52) was an Atlanta-class light cruiser laid down on May 27, 1940, and launched on October 25, the following year. It was commissioned on February 14, 1942, under Capt. Lyman K. Swenson’s command with the hull number CL-52 and served in the U.S. Navy for a half of year until it was sunk by torpedoes on November 13, 1942. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 673 people on board and had its main missions in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Tonga, New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, Espiritu Santo, and Santa Cruz. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Juneau received 4 battle stars. Unsafe and accumulated exposure to asbestos can lead to lung cancer, bronchial cancer, mesothelioma, colon/rectal cancer, throat/esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, and many other types of pulmonary issues. If you believe you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Juneau (CL-52), you may be entitled to financial compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, physical disability, and emotional pain and suffering.

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Shipmates on USS Juneau (CL-52)

Alexander Patrick Asti

Wilbur Duane Barden

Raymond Rene Belisle

John Stuart Blue

USS Juneau CL-52

Harold Edward Fisher

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