USS Lansdale (DD-426) 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 Lansdale was a Benson-class destroyer laid down on December 19, 1938 and launched on October 30, 1939. It was commissioned on September 17, the following year under Lt. Comdr. John D. Connor’s command with the hull number DD-426 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was sunken by an enemy ship on April 20, 1944. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 191 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, Cuba, the Virgin Islands, Charleston, Iceland or Nova Scotia. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Lansdale received 4 battle stars. 

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