USS Oswald (DE-767) 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
  • 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Oswald was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on April 1, 1943 and launched on April 25, 1944. It was commissioned on June 12, 1944 with the hull number DE-767 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 30, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Boston, New York, Northern Ireland, Derry, Rhode Island, Florida or Pennsylvania. After the decommissioning, in 1972, the ship was struck from the Navy List. A year later, USS Oswald was sold for scrapping. 

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