USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) was a Phoenix-class Miscellaneous Auxiliary ship laid down on May 08, 1945 as SS Middlesex Victory. The ship was launched on June 26, the same year. It was acquired by the U.S. Navy on December 29, 1962, and placed-in-service as USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) in February 1963. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 52 people on board and had acted as a point-to-point cargo carrier that delivered military supplies to Okinawa and Vietnam. Most of the asbestos exposure aboard this ship occurred in engineering spaces and boiler rooms. The ship was struck from the Naval Register on June 15, 1973, but the ultimate fate is unknown.

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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