SS Abigail Gibbons 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

Stuff You Should Know

The SS Abigail Gibbons was a Liberty Ship built under a MARCOM contract by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, Georgia. It was sponsored by Mrs. W. Franklin Brown and launched in October 1944. The ship was operated by the Foreign Steamship Corporation and after the war, it was placed in the National Defense Reserve Fleet in Mobile, Alabama. It was acquired by Union Minerals and Alloys Corporation in September 1971 and scrapped. 

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