USS Rolf (DE-362) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Rolf (DE-362) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on March 20, 1944, and launched on May 23, the same year. It was commissioned on September 7, 1944, under Lt. Cmdr. Lester E. Hubbell’s command as DE-362 and served in the U.S. Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 3, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 215 people on board and had its main missions in Bermuda, Okinawa, Norfolk, Luzon, New Guinea, San Diego, and Hollandia. Navy veterans exposed to asbestos fibers in the course of their life are at risk of developing chronic lung conditions caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. Depending on the length of time exposed, as well as the number of fibers ingested, symptoms can range from mild to severe. If you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Rolf (DE-362), and developed a condition based upon that exposure during your time in service you may be able to obtain financial compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses, and other costs by filing legal claims.

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Shipmates on USS Rolf (DE-362)