SS Coeur d’Alene Victory Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Coeur d’Alene Victory, a Victory ship built under the Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II was launched by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation on December 15, 1944, and completed on January 12, the next year. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 62 Merchant Marine and 28 US Naval Armed Guards and was used as a cargo ship in World War II and also served shortly in the Korean War. Asbestos exposure occurred aboard this ship, particularly in the engineering spaces and boiler rooms. The ship was scrapped in the year 1969 in Taiwan.

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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