SS Daniel Webster Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Daniel Webster was a Liberty Ship built and used by the United States during World War II. It was named after Daniel Webster, an American politician. The ship was built at the South Portland Shipbuilding Corporation’s shipyards in South Portland, Maine. The ship was hit by a torpedo in January 1944 in the Mediterranean Sea and abandoned on the coast. It was recovered four years later and scrapped. 

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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