Being the first ship to be a Ranger-class, the USS Ranger (CV-4) was built in Newport News, Virginia, with the hull number CV-4. It was commissioned in 1934, being in active service for 12 years until it was decommissioned in 1946. It measured 769 feet and carried over 2,000 men and held a maximum of 86 aircraft.
Many World War II Navy veterans were exposed to dangerous levels of asbestos due to the fact that asbestos was commonly used in the building of battleships and destroyers. If you believe you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Ranger (CV-4), we are here to make your next steps as easy and successful as possible. Our team will promptly connect you with highly skilled professionals in your area, whether you are seeking medical assistance or financial compensation for treatment costs, hospitalization, and pain and suffering.