SS Edward R. Squibb Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Edward R. Squibb was a Liberty Ship built in the United States during World War II, under a MARCOM contract by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, California. The ship was launched in October 1944 and allocated to India Steamship Corporation to be operated throughout the war. It was placed in the reserve fleet in Beaumont, Texas, in October 1948 and then sold for scrapping, in 1971, to Luria Brothers & Co., Inc.

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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