USNS Greenville Victory (T-AK-237) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USNS Greenville Victory was a cargo ship with a long history built by the California Shipbuilding Company in 1944. The vessel was sponsored by Miss Mary J. Vukov. Before it was purchased by the U.S. Navy in 1950 and subsequently assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service, the ship was named SS Greenville Victory. It was operated by the Seas Shipping Company between 1944 and 1948. The USNS Greenville Victory served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. During World War II, it operated as a merchant ship under charter to Sea Shipping Company of New York City.

Because it was laid down before 1980, a tremendous number of asbestos products, especially building materials, were present aboard the ship, which posed a great danger to the lives of the military personnel serving on it. In 1983, the USNS Greenville Victory was sold for scrapping to Andy Corporation.

Everyone who served on the USNS Greenville Victory (T-AK-237) inhaled the asbestos fibers and is at risk for developing lung disease

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room
  • Plotting Rooms
  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room
  • Deck
  • Trasmitter Room
  • Junior Officers Quarters
  • Sick Bay
  • Reefer
  • Pilot House
  • Admiral's Cabin
  • Galley
  • Mess Deck

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