SS John Barton Payne Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS John Barton Payne was an American Liberty-class ship built for service during World War II. The vessel was laid down in November 1943 by J. A. Jones Construction in Panama City, Florida under contract and allocated to Isthmian Steamship Corporation for operation during the war. It was laid up in the reserve fleet at Mobile, Alabama in November 1947 and sold in October 1971 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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