USS Smartt (DE-257) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Smartt 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 18, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. W. B. Pendleton’s command as DE-257 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on October 5, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 198 people on board and had the main missions in Boston, Casco Bay, Bizerte, Algiers, Norfolk, New York, Bermuda or Gibraltar. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 24, the same year and sold for scrapping in 1946. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Smartt received 1 battle star.  

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS Smartt (DE-257)

DANIEL MICHAEL CHENEY

93 years old

Dead

WILLIAM V. D'ANTONIO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES CONSTANTINE GELEP

91 years old

Dead