USS New Hampshire (BB-25) 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
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • 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 New Hampshire was a Connecticut-class battleship laid down on May 1, 1905 and launched on June 30, the following year. It was commissioned on March 19, 1908 under Capt. Cameron Winslow’s command with the hull number BB-25 and served in the US Navy for 13 years until it was decommissioned on May 21, 1921. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 827 men on board and had the main missions in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Portsmouth, Brest or Santo Domingo. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on November 10, 1923 and subsequently sold for scrapping. 

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