USS Laub (DD-613) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Laub was a Benson-class destroyer laid down on May 1, 1941 and launched on April 28, the following year. It was commissioned on October 24, 1942 under Lt. Comdr. J. F. Gallaher’s command with the hull number DD-613 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on February 2, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 276 people on board and had the main missions in Panama Canal, Norfolk, New York, Casablanca, Oran, Mers el Kebir or Maine. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1971 and sold for scrapping in 1975. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Laub received 4 battle stars. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Laub (DD-613)

ROBERT RALPH AUTH

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM JAMES BEAUDRY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

FRANK CHARLES BRAMBLE

91 years old

Dead

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