SS Horace H. Lurton Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Horace H. Lurton was a Liberty Ship built in the United States during World War II. It was named after Horace H. Lurton, and Associate of Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. This ship was laid down in July 1943 under a MARCOM contract by J.A. Jones Construction in Brunswick Georgia. After launch, the ship was allocated to the Cosmopolitan Shipping Company. It was transferred to the French Shipping Mission after the war and scrapped in June 1968.

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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