USS Ammonusuc (AOG-23) 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 Ammonusuc was a Mettawee-class gasoline tanker laid down on November 23, 1943 and launched on March 25, the following year. It was commissioned on May 19, 1944 under Lt. Lester F. Baker’s command with the hull number AOG-23 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 4, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 62 people onboard and had the main missions in New York, Norfolk, Guantanamo Bay, Panama Canal, Coco Solo, San Diego, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Saipan or Balboa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 23, 1947 and sold for commercial purpose. 

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