SS Minot Victory Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Minot Victory, a Victory ship built during World War II under the Emergency Shipbuilding Program was laid down on October 27, 1944, and launched on December 4, the same year by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. The boiler rooms and engineering spaces of this ship exposed people aboard to asbestos. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 62 merchant marine and 28 US naval armed guards and had its main missions in the Pacific War, Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The ship was scrapped in 1985.

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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