USS Whitney (AD-4) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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 Whitney (AD-4)


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