USS Madison (DD-425) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Madison (DD-425) 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 its main missions in the Caribbean, Portugal, Argentia Bay, Greenock, Malta, Murmansk, and 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 World War II, the USS Madison received 5 battle stars.

If you served in the military and you are experiencing shortness of breath, a persisten cough, chest tightness, loss of appetite with weight loss, it is possible that you are eligible for VA benefits. To qualify for VA health care benefits, veterans who received an honorable or general discharge.

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Shipmates on USS Madison (DD-425)

mildred h. acord

janet meredith adams

edward anthony ambrose

sigmund victor baszkowski

peter j. benedetti

jesse ottis davis

michael a. gafrancesco

stephen grunninger

gino p. marrinucci

james francis masterson

peter john soler

daniel a. stuart