USS Scott (DE-214) 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 Scott was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on January 1, 1943 and launched on April 3, the same year. It was commissioned on July 20, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. Claude S. Kirkpatrick’s command with the hull number DE-214 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on March 3, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Bermuda, New York, Derry, Casco Bay, Boston, Delaware or South Carolina. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1965. A year and a half later, in January 1967, the ship was sold for scrapping. 

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