USS Tattnall (DDG-19) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Tattnall was a Charles F. Adams-class guided missile armed destroyer laid down on November 14, 1960 and launched on August 26, the following year. It was commissioned on April 13, 1963 under Comdr. William F. Regan’s command with the hull number DDG-19 and served in the US Navy for 28 years until it was decommissioned on January 18, 1991. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 354 people on board and had the main missions in Charleston, the West Indies, New York, the Norwegian Sea, the Bay of Biscay, Plymouth, Tunis, Genoa, Naples, Patras or Iskenderun. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 12, 1993 and sold for scrapping to International Shipbreaking in 1999. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Tattnall (DDG-19)

BRIAN KEITH ALLEN

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JOHN WHITLOCK ALEXANDER

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EDWARD P. ABEL

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