Under the command of Lieutenant John G. Johns, the USS Seadragon (SS-194) won 11 battle stars for World War II service. It was laid down in 1938 by the Electric Boat Company. On 29 October 1946, the ship was decommissioned and berthed as a unit of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet where she remained until stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 30 April 1948. It was credited with sinking 10 Japanese ships with a displacement of 43,450 tons during World War II. Thousands of US Navy veterans have been exposed to asbestos without warning – and find out decades later when the dangerous fibers have led to life-threatening diseases and cancers. If you think you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard USS Seadragon (SS-194), contact a medical professional and a knowledgeable lawyer as soon as possible.