More on Exposure in Washington Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard became a Navy Shipyard during World War I. It is located across from Seattle in Bremerton. During World War II the shipyard was quite active. After the war ended, shipyard continued to repair and modernize Naval vessels. Unfortunately, a significant of asbestos containing products were used in the shipyard. Workers at the shipyard have had a high incident of asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma. These workers, while helping our country and the community were exposed to these deadly asbestos fibers.