USS Tisdale (DE-278) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Tisdale was an Evarts-class destroyer escort laid down on June 5, 1943 and launched on July 17, the same year. It was transferred to the United Kingdom and served there for 3 years as HMS Keats K482 until it was transferred back in the United states of America on February 27, 1946. It also served in the US Navy for a few months before being struck from the Navy List on March 20, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 156 people on board. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping the same year. 

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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