The USS Minnesota (BB-22) was a Connecticut-class battleship laid down on October 27, 1903, and launched on April 8, 1905. It was commissioned on March 9, 1907, under Capt. John Hubbard’s command with the hull number BB-22 and served in the U.S. Navy for 14 years until it was decommissioned on December 1, 1921. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 827 men on board and had its main missions in Cuba, Philadelphia, New England, the Caribbean, Newport, Brest and Gibraltar. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on December 1, 1921, and sold for scrapping 3 years later.
If you think you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Minnesota (BB-22), you may be able to claim compensation. That means you can still take legal action even if your exposure to the asbestos that caused your condition occurred decades ago. Contacting a highly knowledgeable attorney as soon as you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease is an important step in getting the compensation you deserve.