USS Stockdale (DE–399) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Stockdale was an Edsall-class destroyer escort laid down on August 31, 1943 and launched on October 30, the same year. It was commissioned on December 31, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. R. W. Luther’s command with the hull number DE-399 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on April 18, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 209 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, Guantanamo, the United Kingdom, Pearl Harbor, Rabaul, Panama Canal, Admiralty Islands, Guam or Honshu. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1972 and used as a target ship during training exercises in 1974. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Stockdale received 1 battle star.         

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 Stockdale (DE–399)

RICHARD BRUCE AMACHER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DONALD RAY ATKINS

92 years old

Dead

ROBERT WARE CANNON

94 years old

Dead

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