SS Haiti Victory (T-AGM-238) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Haiti Victory (T-AGM-238), a Greenville-class Victory ship was laid down on April 24, 1944, and launched on July 20, the same year. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 99 people and operated as a cargo carrier in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans during World War II. Asbestos exposure was common in poorly-ventilated boiler rooms and engineering spaces of such ships. In 1960, the ship was converted to a missile tracking ship and operated in the Pacific Ocean Western Test Range and was also renamed as USNS Longview (T-AGM-3). The ship earned the National Defense Service Medal for its service in the Korean War.

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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