USS Madison (DD-425) 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 Madison was a Benson-class destroyer laid down on September 19, 1938 and launched on October 20, 1939. It was commissioned on August 6, the following year under Lt. Comdr. T. E. Boyce’s command with the hull number DD-425 and served in the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned on March 13, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 235 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, Portugal, Argentia Bay, Greenock, Malta, Murmansk or the United Kingdom. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1968. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Madison received 5 battle stars. 

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