USS Meredith (DD-726) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Meredith was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on July 26, 1943 as DD-726 and launched on December 21, the same year. It was commissioned on March 14, 1944 under Commander George Knuepfer’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 months until it was sunken in June. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Boston, Plymouth, Utah or Baie de la Seine. After the sinking, the ship was rescued and sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Meredith received 1 battle star. 

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 Meredith (DD-726)

JOHN ABBERLY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOE WILLIE ADAMS JR

Died on 10/15/1942

Dead

JERRY WAYNE ADAMS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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