SS Amelia Earhart 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 Amelia Earhart was a Liberty Ship used in the World War II by the United States. Named after Amelia Earhart, an American female aircraft pilot who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the ship was laid down in October 1942 and launched in December the same year. The ship survived the war, but it was wrecked in 1948. 

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