USS Barricade (ACM-3) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Barricade was a Chimo-class minelayer laid down in 1942 as USAMP Colonel John Storey and commissioned on April 7, 1944 as USS Barricade under Lt. Charles P. Haber’s command with the hull number ACM-3 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 28, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 69 people on board and had the main missions in Bizerte, Naples, Toulon, Salerno, Oran, Norfolk, Panama Canal, San Diego or Anzio. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 19, 1946 but it was acquired by the US Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Magnolia (WAGL-328) and it was in service for another 55 years until it was sunk following an explosion. 

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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Shipmates on USS Barricade (ACM-3)


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88 years old