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Submarines and Mesothelioma

Veterans that severed on Submarines are being diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Asbestos lung cancer, Asbestosis, and other Asbestos related diseases each year in the U. S. All branches of the U. S. Military used asbestos during the 20th Century with peak years being 1930-1980 because of it fire-retardant properties. Asbestos was used commonly used in Submarine construction in the insulation of pipes, boilers, electrical fixtures, deck construction and hull construction. The first U. S. Submarines with combustion engines were built in 1896 and by World War I submarines were an important part of naval warfare.

  • U. S. Navy Submarines on average carried a crew of about 100 men.
  • The U.S. Navy ordered asbestos (Chrysotile and Amosite) to be used in the construction of all new submarines in 1922.
  • During World War II, submarines attacked Japanese and German subs and ships in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
  • Submarine personnel most at risk are Boiler Tenders, Machinist Mates, Electrician’s Mates, Enginemen, Shipfitters and Pipefitters.
  • A recent study reported that 1 in 3 U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
  • Most Veterans do not start showing asbestos related symptoms until 10-50 years after their initial exposure.
  • Thousands of shipyard workers, Navy Sailors, U. S. Marines, and civilian contractors labored on Submarine repairs, renovations and demolition.
  • Shipyards where Submarines of this kind were built and maintained include Mare Island Shipyard (CA), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (ME) and Bremerton Naval Shipyard (WA).
  • Balao Class – Submarines could dive to a depth of 400 feet.
  • Gato Class – Submarines could dive to a depth of 300 feet.
  • Tench Class – Submarines could dive to a depth of 600 feet.
The Navy Used 3 Classes of Diesel-Powered Engine Submarines during World War 2:
Veterans Have the Right to sue asbestos manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.

Navy Submarines and Asbestos Exposure

  • Asbestos insulating felt
  • Asbestos cloth
  • Asbestos-laden twine
  • Boilers
  • Cold fluid pipes
  • Diesel engine
  • Electrical fixtures
  • Engine rooms
  • Exhaust joints
  • Exhaust piping
  • Fireproofing
  • Fireproof insulating pads
  • Fire retardant material
  • Fittings
  • Flanges
  • Gaskets
  • Hot fluid pipes
  • Non-skid flooring on bulk head walls
  • Non-skid flooring on decks
  • Packing & Tape
  • Plumbing systems
  • Pipes
  • Re-circulated air systems
  • Valves
  • Ventilation systems
  • Wiring

Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

U. S. Navy Submarines (Types: SS)

  • USS Albacore ii
  • USS Amber Jack SS 219
  • USS Angler SS 240
  • USS Apogon SS 308
  • USS Archer Fish SS 311
  • USS Argonaut SM 1
  • USS Aspro SS 309
  • USS Atule SS 403
  • USS Balao SS 285
  • USS Bang SS 385
  • USS Baracuda SS 163
  • USS Barb SS 220
  • USS Barbel SS 316
  • USS Barbero SS 317
  • USS Bashaw SS 241
  • USS Bergall SS 320
  • USS Besugo S 321
  • USS Billfish SS 286
  • USS Blackfin SS 322
  • USS Blenny SS 324
  • USS Blower SS 325
  • USS Bowfin (SS-287)
  • USS Burrfish
  • USS Cabezon
  • USS Carbonero
  • USS Guardfish
  • USS Hake
  • USS Hammerhead
  • USS Harder
  • USS Hardhead
  • USS Hawkbill
  • USS Icefish
  • USS Jack
  • USS Jallao
  • USS Kete
  • USS Kingfish
  • USS Kraken
  • USS Lagarto
  • USS Lapon
  • USS Lionfish
  • USS Lizardfish
  • USS Loggerhead
  • USS Macabi
  • USS Mackerel
  • USS Manta
  • USS Mapiro
  • USS Marlin
  • USS Medregal
  • USS Menhaden
  • USS Mingo
  • USS Moray
  • USS Muskallunge
  • USS Narwhal
  • USS Nautilus (SS 168)
  • USS Nautilus 2
  • USS Paddle
  • USS Pampanito (SS-383)
  • USS Parche
  • USS Pargo SS 264
  • USS Perch (SS 176)
  • USS Permit SS 178
  • USS Peto (SS 265)
  • USS Pickerel (SS 177)
  • USS Picuda (SS 382)
  • USS Pike SS 173
  • USS Pilotfish SS 386
  • USS Pintado SS 387
  • USS Pipefish SS 388
  • USS Plaice SS 390
  • USS Plunger (SS 179)
  • USS Pogy (SS 266)
  • USS Pollack (SS 180)
  • USS Pomfret (SS 391)
  • USS Pompano (SS 181)
  • USS Pompon (SS 267)
  • USS Porpoise (SS 172)
  • USS Puffer
  • USS Queenfish (SS 393)
  • USS Quillback (SS 424)
  • USS Rasher (SS 269)
  • USS Raton (SS 270)
  • USS Ray (SS 271)
  • USS Razorback (SS 394)
  • USS Red Fish
  • USS Redfin (SS 272)
  • USS Robalo
  • USS Rock
  • USS Ronquil
  • USS Runner (SS 275)
  • USS Runner (SS 476)
  • USS S 1
  • USS S 20 (SS 125)
  • USS S 46
  • USS Sabalo
  • USS Sablefish
  • USS Silversides
  • USS Sirago
  • USS Spinax
  • USS Springer
  • USS Sterlet
  • USS Tang
  • USS Threadfin
  • USS Tinosa
  • USS Tirante
  • USS Torsk (SS-423)
  • USS Wahoo
  • USS Whale
  • USS Trumpetfish

U. S. Navy Submarine Tenders (Type: AS)

  • AS-29 Submarine Tender
  • AS-30 Submarine Tender
  • AS-35 Submarine Tender
  • AS-38 Submarine Tender
  • USS Aegir (AS-23)
  • USS Alert (AS-4)
  • USS Antaeus (AS-21)
  • USS Anthedon (AS-24)
  • USS Apollo (AS-25)
  • USS Argonne (AS-10)
  • USS Beaver (AS-5)
  • USS Bushnell (AS-2)
  • USS Bushnell (AS-15)
  • USS Camden (AS-6)
  • USS Canopus (AS-9)
  • USS Canopus (AS-27)
  • USS Canopus (AS-34)
  • USS Clytie (AS-26)
  • USS Dixon (AS-37)
  • USS Emory S Land (AS-39)
  • USS Euryale (AS-22)
  • USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
  • USS Fulton (AS-1)
  • USS Fulton (AS-11)
  • USS Griffin (AS-13)
  • USS Hist (1898)
  • USS Holland (AS-3)
  • USS Holland (AS-32)
  • USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16)
  • USS Hunley (AS-31)
  • USS L. Y. Spear (AS-36)
  • USS McKee (AS-41)
  • USS Nereus (AS-17)
  • USS New England (AS-28)
  • USS Orion (AS-18)
  • USS Otus (AS-20, ARG-20)
  • USS Pelias (AS-14)
  • USS Proteus (AS-19)
  • USS Rainbow (AS-7)
  • USS Savannah (AS-8)
  • USS Simon Lake (AS-33)
  • USS Sperry (AS-12)

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Recent Mesothelioma and Asbestos Veteran Related Verdict and Settlements

  • $1.25 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 76.
  • $2.7 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy sheetmetal worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 79.
  • $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
  • $1.1 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy mechanic and drywall installer that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
  • $4 Million Army Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran that developed Mesothelioma at age 76.
  • $6 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy fireman and boiler tender that developed Mesothelioma at age 64.
  • $7.2 Million Air Force Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy electrical engineer and electronic technician that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 67.
  • $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
  • $12.3 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran cement worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 57.
  • $32 Million Navy Veteran: For a veteran who worked in fire and boiler rooms of naval ships that he served on.
  • $75 Million Navy Supplier Trust Award: Against a Navy Supplier Sets Up $75 Million Trust for Veterans with Mesothelioma.

Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 12 years on the legal and medical sides of Mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancers. A Mesothelioma case can settle in the seven figure range. Be very careful in choosing a Mesothelioma lawyer to represent you and your family. Mesothelioma is highly specialized legal field and having an experienced Veterans Mesothelioma lawyer can make a huge difference in the amount of your settlement.

Mesothelioma cases can take 1-3 years in the busy U. S. Court system. Lawyers for Asbestos companies will try to stretch out the time to settle and some Mesothelioma patients will die during this time. At this point, it will become a Mesothelioma Wrongful Death case. Family members are allowed to seek financial compensation from negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.


Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.

Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

Call TOLL FREE 888.640.0914 right now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer many of your questions and give you the peace of mind that you need.

Member Died From Mesothelioma?

If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.

We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 6 year Statute of Limitations.

Mesothelioma Latency Period

Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer and esophageal cancer cases.

There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

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