USS Sanders (DE-40) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Sanders was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on September 7, 1942 and launched on June 18, the following year. It was commissioned on October 1, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. Arthur N. Daniels’ command with the hull number DE-40 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 12, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in the Gilberts, the Marshalls, Kusaie Island, the Marianas, Pearl Harbor or San Francisco. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 8, 1946 and sold for scrapping to the National Metal and Steel Corporation in Terminal Island in 1948. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Sanders received 4 service stars. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Sanders (DE-40)

FRANK EVERT CLARK

34 years old

Dead

MARK ARTHUR DELAMATER

90 years old

Dead

CHARLES EVANS JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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