USS Whitney (AD-4) 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


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USS Whitney was a Dobbin-class destroyer tender laid down on April 23, 1921 and launched on October 12, 1923. It was commissioned on September 2, 1924 with the hull number AD-4 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on October 22, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 416 people onboard. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping to Dulien Ship Products in 1948. 

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