SS Edward P. Alexander Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Edward P. Alexander was a Liberty Ship built by the United States during World War II. The ship was laid down by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, Georgia in September 1943, under a MARCOM contract. After launch, the SS Edward P. Alexander was allocated to Wilmore Steamship Corporation and after the war, it was placed in the reserve fleet at Lee Hall, Virginia. In January 1947, the ship was transferred to the Italian Government and sold again to an Italian private company. The ship remained in service until January 1963 when it ran aground near the Veracruz Harbor and then scrapped in 1970.

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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