SS A.J. Cermak Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The 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. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on SS A.J. Cermak