SS Uriah M. Rose Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley

Stuff You Should Know

The SS Uriah M. Rose was a Liberty Ship built and used by the United States during World War II. It was named after the influential Arkansas lawyer Uriah Milton Rose. The ship was built by Permanente Metals Corporation at their No. 2 Yard in Richmond, California and launched in January 1944. Having survived the war, the vessel was sold to a private company in 1947 and scrapped in 1972. 

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