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  1. Image of USS Boxer CV-21, representing those who worked on or around the USS Boxer and asbestos and how the attorneys at Nemeroff Law Firm can help determine the legal rights of anyone diagnosed with asbestos-related disease as a result.

    The Link Between the USS Boxer and Asbestos

    What is the link between the USS Boxer and asbestos? Like all other ships built during World War II, the USS Boxer was constructed using asbestos-containing components. The U.S. Navy stockpiled asbestos during WWII to use in shipbuilding and repair. The naturally occurring material was valued for its resistance to heat, water, fire, and corrosion….

  2. USS Boxer (CV-21)

    Description:  History of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Boxer (CV-21) including information about asbestos exposure for workers. The USS Boxer (CV-21) was ordered for the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Her keel was laid down at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company on September 13, 1943.  She was launched on December 14,…

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