USS Sierra (AD-18) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Sierra was a Dixie-class destroyer tender laid down on December 31, 1941 and launched on February 23, 1943. It was commissioned on March 20, 1944 under Capt. P. B. Koonce’s command with the hull number AD-18 and served in the US Navy for 49 years until it was decommissioned on October 15, 1993. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 1,050 people on board and had the main missions in Guantanamo Bay, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, Panama Canal, San Pedro, Pearl Harbor, Shanghai or Sicily. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on the same day and sold for scrapping in 1995. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Sierra (AD-18)

ROY EDWARD AKER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MICHAEL JON ADDINGTON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ALBERT ANTHONY ABRAM

71 years old

Alive

CRAIG SHEETS

62 years old

Alive

ERNESTO PADILLA

65 years old

Alive

ELLEN STOREY

55 years old

Alive

RUSSELL DREVS

83 years old

Dead

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