USS Lowe (DE-325) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Lowe was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on May 24, 1943 and launched on July 28, the same year. It was commissioned on November 22, 1943 under Comdr. Reginald H. French’s command with the hull number DE-325 and served in the US Navy for 25 years until it was decommissioned on September 20, 1968. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Casablanca, Newfoundland, Norfolk, Halifax, Yorktown, Seattle, Charleston, North Africa, Guam or Florida. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on September 23, 1968 and sold for scrapping the following year. 

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