SS John B. Gordon Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS John B. Gordon was a Liberty Ship built in the United States for service during World War II. The vessel was laid down in September 1943 at the J. A. Jones Construction’s shipyards in Brunswick, Georgia and allocated to T. J. Stevenson & Co., Inc. after launch. Laid up in the reserve fleet at Lee Hall, Virginia after the war, the ship remained part of the fleet until September 1959, when it was sold to Bethlehem Steel to be scrapped.

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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