USS Leopold (DE-319) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Leopold was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on March 24, 1943 and launched on June 12, the same year. It was commissioned on October 18, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth C. Phillips’ command as DE-319 and served in the US Navy for a few months until it was sunk on March 10, 1944. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Texas, Bermuda, Casablanca, New York, Galveston, Charleston, Gibraltar, Casco Bay, Oran, British Isles or Iceland. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Leopold (DE-319)

BASILIO ANCHALES

Died on 03/09/1944

Dead

RICHARD LEE ANDERSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JEROME ANTIOR

Died on 03/09/1944

Dead