Destroyers with Asbestos


Until the use of asbestos was restricted by the United States in the 1970s, many U.S. Navy and Merchant Marines ships were contaminated with asbestos materials.

The following is a list of destroyers used by the U.S. Navy that contained asbestos:

  • USS Abbot
  • USS Bache
  • USS Beale
  • USS Blandy
  • USS Blue
  • USS Calvert
  • USS Capps
  • USS Champlin DD-601
  • USS Erben
  • USS Eversole
  • USS Farragut
  • USS Frost
  • USS Herbert Thomas
  • USS Higbee
  • USS Jack Wilke
  • USS James C. Owens
  • USS John Craig
  • USS Knapp
  • USS Lee Fox
  • USS Newman K. Perry
  • USS Orleck
  • USS Perry
  • USS Piedmont
  • USS Prairie
  • USS Rowe
  • USS Shubrick
  • USS Wisconsin

Free Legal Consultation for Navy Veterans Exposed to Asbestos

If you or a loved one served onboard a destroyer or other Navy and Merchant Marines vessels that were contaminated with asbestos, you may qualify to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for your injuries and medical bills.

For a free legal consultation from an attorney, contact the lawyers at Hissey, Mulderig & Friend by calling toll-free at 1-866-806-8117. You can also reach us by filling out the free case evaluation form located on the right side of this page. After reviewing your information, a member of our staff will contact you to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers.

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