USS Pybus (CVE-34) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Pybus was a Bogue-class escort aircraft carrier laid down on June 23, 1942 and launched on October 7, the same year. It was commissioned on May 31, 1943 as HMS Emperor with the hull number D-98 under the United Kingdom’s flag and served in the Royal Navy for several months until it was decommissioned on August 6, 1943. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 646 men on board and had the main missions in Normandy and southern France. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred back to the USA on February 12, 1946 and sold for scrapping the same year to Patapsco Scrap Corporation in Baltimore.  

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

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Shipmates on USS Pybus (CVE-34)

O'HERN VINCENT DUFOUR

95 years old

Dead

ADAM CHARLES LEWIS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES SPLAS NELSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A