USS Rombach (DE-364) 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 Rombach was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort laid down on March 20, 1944 and launched on June 6, the same year. It was commissioned on September 20, 1944 under Lt. Cmdr. Calvert Burke Gill’s command as DE-364 and served in the US Navy for 14 years until it was decommissioned on January 9, 1958. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 215 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Okinawa, Boston, Manila, San Diego, Manus, Hollandia, Leyte, Tsingtao or Jinsen. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping the same year. 

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