USS Seid (DE-256) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Seid (DE-256) was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on January 10, 1943, and launched on February 22, the same year. It was commissioned on June 11, 1943, under Lt. Cmdr. Charles A. Thorwall’s command as DE-256 and served in the U.S. Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 7, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had its main missions in Boston, Panama Canal, New Caledonia, Espiritu Santo, Norfolk, Cape Hatteras, Bermuda, the Society Islands, and Coco Solo. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 8, 1946, and sold for scrapping in 1947. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Seid received 2 battle stars. If you built, repaired, or served onboard the USS Seid (DE-256), and have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, then you and your family deserve financial compensation for the pain and suffering the effects of asbestos exposure caused you. In order to file a claim for compensation, you must provide proof of exposure to asbestos, which may have occurred decades before being diagnosed.

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Shipmates on USS Seid (DE-256)

sheldon e. elliott

james norman mccaskill

theodore roscoe yates