USS Adair (APA-91) 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


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USS Adair was a Windsor-class attack transport launched on February 29, 1944. It was commissioned on July 15, the same year under Capt. S. P. Comly’s command with the hull number APA-91 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 30, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 555 people on board and had the main missions in Eniwetok, Guam, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Ulithi, Manus or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on May 8, 1946. The ship was scrapped in 1970. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Adair received two battle stars. 

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