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Bremerton, with a population of about 38,700, is a city on Puget Sound in Kitsap County, Washington. Incorporated in 1901, Bremerton is home to both the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton Annex. The shipyard has historically been one of Bremerton’s largest employers. Other representative employers include Northrop Grumman, Harrison Medical Center and Olympic College, founded in 1946 as Olympic Junior College.

Bremerton Overview

Bremerton’s development largely parallels that of the Navy Yard, which was established as a Naval Station in 1891 and was designated a Naval Shipyard in 1901. Anticipating the growth of the yard, William Bremer and Henry Hensel purchased a large area of land near Point Turner in 1891, and sold some of it to the Navy for the shipyard site. They also platted what would become the city of Bremerton. As ship construction brought additional workers to the yard during World Wars I and II, Bremerton also expanded to provide new residences and businesses, resulting in the annexation of nearby Manette in 1918, and Charleston in 1927. In 1933, the Dravo Corporation built and installed a massive 250-foot hammerhead crane at the yard. Although no longer in use, the crane, now a historic landmark, remains a familiar feature on the Bremerton skyline. From 1955 to 1985, the battleship U.S.S. Missouri served as a tourist attraction while part of the Pacific Reserve Fleet housed at PSNS. Towards the end of the 20th century, Bremerton has declined somewhat, as the development of malls in neighboring towns has driven businesses out of the downtown area. Several recent development projects have aimed to revitalize the waterfront area with parks and condominiums.

Bremerton’s history has long been dominated by shipbuilding and commercial and residential construction, concentrated during a time period when asbestos-containing materials were widely used. Asbestos exposure, and the risk of mesothelioma, is an ongoing concern for workers and their loved ones. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Bremerton at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Bremerton, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Other Asbestos Sites in Bremerton, Washington

If you worked at any of these companies and/or job sites in Bremerton, Washington, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma cancer.

  • Brand Insulations In
  • Bremerton Elect Company
  • Bremerton Naval Shipyard
  • Bremerton, Charleston Light and Fuel Company
  • Burnett Jewelry Store
  • Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue 6-4
  • Dep. of Yards and Docks
  • First Federal Savings & Loan
  • Harrison Memorial Hospital
  • J.C. Penney Building
  • Lents, Inc.
  • Mannette Theatre
  • Naval Supply Center
  • Pacific Telephone & Telegraph
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
  • U.S. Naval Submarine Base

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Bremerton

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice within a 100-mile radius of Bremerton, Washington. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.

Dr. Eric Vallieres
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Dr. Howard (Jack) West
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Medical Oncology – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Dr. Alexander Farivar
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98122

Dr. Michael S. Mulligan
University of Washington Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Clinic
Seattle, WA 98195

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Bremerton

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Bremerton, Washington have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Arnold Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98104

University of Washington Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Clinic
3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195

Caregiver Support Services Near Bremerton, Washington

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma.

Washington Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Cancer Lifeline 
  • Harmony Hill Healing Retreat 
Long-Term Housing
  • SCCA House 
  • The Collegiana 
Patient Transport
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Mercy Transportation 
Physical Therapy
  • RET Physical Therapy 
    (multiple locations)

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Bremerton, Washington

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Bremerton, Washington, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Washington.

Asbestos Lawyers Who Represent Bremerton Residents

Dean, Omar & Barnham, LLP

Dean, Omar & Branham, LLP is a law firm dedicated to using the legal profession to make our community safer. When someone is badly hurt because someone else did not act reasonably, we are here to help provide whatever justice the legal system can give the family who has been wronged.

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM’s experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.

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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.

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