SS Quinault Victory Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The SS Quinault Victory, a Victory ship built by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland, Oregon was laid down on May 3, 1944, and launched on June 17, the same year. This VC2-S-AP3 type Victory ship was built under the Emergency Shipbuilding Program to support America during World War II. The boiler rooms and engineering spaces of this ship exposed people aboard to asbestos. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 36 Merchant Marine and 17 US Naval Armed Guards. This was one of the most short-lived Victory ships as it exploded and sank on July 17, 1944, at Port Chicago, CA.

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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Shipmates on SS Quinault Victory

ROBERT DONALD BAILEY

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DELBERT PHILLIP BERGSTROM

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EUGENE WETHERELL GARRETT

unknown age

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