USNS Perseus (T-AF-64) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USNS Perseus (T-AF-64) was laid down on March 30, 1945, as SS Union Victory under a Maritime Commission contract at Oregon Shipbuilding Corp., Portland, OR. It was launched on June 7, the same year. The ship was converted to a Provisions Store Ship to serve in the Navy and placed in service in September 1962. After a decade of service, the USNS Perseus (T-AF-64) was struck from the Naval Register on June 15, 1973. Finally, the ship was sold for scrapping at Kaohsiung.

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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