SS Albert K. Smiley 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

SS Albert K. Smiley was a Liberty Ship built under a Maritime Contract by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, Georgia and sponsored by Mrs. Harry. A. Straus. After its launch in November 1944, the ship was allocated to International Freighting Corporation and remained in service until it was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet in Mobile Alabama, in December 1948. It was sold for scrapping to First Steel and Ship Corporation in February 1964. 

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