USS Weber (DE-675/APD-75) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Weber was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on February 22, 1943 and launched on May 1, the same year. It was commissioned on June 30, 1943 under Comdr. Rollo N. Norgaard’s command with the hull number DE-675 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned in January 1947. Meanwhile, the ship was reclassified as a high-speed transport, with the hull number APD-75. During its activity, it carried a complement of 213 men on board and it had the main missions in Provincetown, Bermuda, Boston, Derry, Venezuela, British Isles, Ireland, North Africa, Gibraltar, Palermo, Oran or Bizerte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1960. Two years later, it sank as a target. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Weber received one 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 Weber (DE-675/APD-75)

EDWIN STANTON ANDREWS JR.

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JACK W. ABERNATHY

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JAMES ABDULLAH

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