USS Weaver (DE-741) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


Stuff You Should Know

USS Weaver was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on March 13, 1943 and launched on July 4, the same year. It was commissioned on December 31, 1943 under Lt. Cmdr. R. S. Paret’s command with the hull number DE-741 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on July 3, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in San Francisco, Majuro, Truk, Satawan, Ponape, Saipan, Eniwetok, Ulithi or the Carolines. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold to Peru where it was renamed BAP Rodriguez (DE-163). For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Weaver received 9 battle stars. 

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