USS Decatur (DD-5) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Decatur was a Bainbridge-class destroyer laid down on July 26, 1899 and launched on September 26, 1900. It was commissioned on May 19, 1902 under Lt. Lloyd Horwitz Chandler’s command with the hull number DD-5 and served in the US Navy for 17 years until it was decommissioned on July 20, 1919. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 75 men on board and it had the main missions in the Caribbean, Norfolk, Cavite, Japan or China. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on September 15, 1919. Several months later, USS Decatur was sold for scrapping. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • 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 Decatur (DD-5)

RICHARD ALLEN RAYMOND BATTANI

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JOHN LEE BAUGHMAN

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THOMAS JACOB BENDER

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MICHAEL THOMAS BOGACZ

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RICHARD E. BRANDT

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KENDALL BRIDGEWATER

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DONALD EDWARD BROWER

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BANTU K BRYANT

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JOHN P. BURKE JR.

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BRYCE DANIEL BUTLER

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LEWIS E. CALVIN JR

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MANUEL PAUL BARRERAS

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BRIAN NICHOLAS BARCLAY

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JOHN CALVIN BAHNER JR

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LEE BAGGETT JR

72 years old

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DARREL WAYNE BACON

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STEPHEN K. ANDERSON

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JOHN BISHOP ALLEN

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JOSEPH HENRY ALLEN

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DEAN JAMES ALLEN

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MARK HILL ALBERT

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