USS Moale (DD-693) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Moale was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on August 5, 1943 as DD-693 and launched on January 16, the following year. It was commissioned on February 28, 1944 under Commander Walter M. Foster’s command and served in the US Navy for 29 years until it was decommissioned on July 2, 1973. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Norfolk, Luzon, San Pedro, Saipan, Okinawa, San Diego or Korea. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Moale received 5 battle stars and another one battle star for the activity during the Korean War. 

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 Moale (DD-693)

NOEL ESTROPIA AGNIR

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SAMUEL LEE AKERS

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PAUL RAY BARNETTE JR

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