SS Arthur J. Tyrer 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


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The SS Arthur J. Tyrer was a Liberty Ship built by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, Georgia in July 1944 and allocated to Grace Line Inc. The ship was placed in the National Defense Reserve Fleet in 1953, withdrawn from the fleet and re-placed multiple times to be loaded and deliver grain under various “Grain Programs” throughout the 1950s and 1960s until 1972 when it was sold together with five other ships to N.V. Intershitra in Rotterdam to be scrapped. 

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