SS A.J. Cermak Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley

Shipmates

Stuff You Should Know

SS A.J. Cermak was a Liberty Ship built by the United States during World War II and named after the 34th Mayor of Chicago who was assassinated in 1933. The ship was launched in November 1943 and survived the war. It was scrapped in 1964. 

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