SS F. Southall Farrar Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS F. Southall Farrar was a Liberty Ship built by the United States to be used for World War II operations. It was named after F. Southall Farrar, an agriculturist and 4-H leader from Virginia. The ship was laid down in May 1944 under a Maritime Commission contract by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick, Georgia, and launched in July the same year. After launch, the vessel was allocated to the Union Sulphur & Oil Corporation. It was placed in the reserve fleet at Beaumont, Texas in 1948 and sold in December 1965 for scrapping.

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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