SS Albert K. Smiley Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The 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. 

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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