USS Scroggins (DE-799) 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 Scroggins was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on September 4, 1943 and launched on November 6, the same year. It was commissioned on March 30, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. Herbert Kriloff’s command with the hull number DE-799 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 213 men on board and had the main missions in Bizerte, Argentia, New London, Maine, Halifax, Norfolk or Miami. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on July 1, 1965 and sold for scrapping two years later. 

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