SS John H. Hammond Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS John H. Hammond was an American Liberty-class ship built during World War II. The ship was laid down under a MARCOM contract in October 1944 at the J. A. Jones Construction’s shipyards in Brunswick, Georgia. After launch, the ship was allocated to William J. Rountree & Company for operation during the war. The SS John H. Hammond did not survive the war. It was declared a constructive total loss after it struck a mine near Elba, Italy in July 1945 and sold for scrapping in 1948.

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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