USS Rhind (DD-404) 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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USS Rhind was a Benham-class destroyer laid down on September 22, 1937 and launched on July 28, 1938. It was commissioned on November 10, the following year under Lt. Comdr. G. R. Cooper’s command with the hull number DD-404 and served in the US Navy for 7 years until it was decommissioned on August 26, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 184 people on board and had the main missions in Brazil, the Caribbean, Martinique, Iceland, Halifax, Trinidad or Cape-Town. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Rhind received 4 battle stars.

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