USS Belmont (AGTR-4) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Belmont (AGTR-4) was a Belmont-class technical research ship laid down on January 25, 1944, and launched on March 25, the same year. It was commissioned on November 02, 1964, under CDR. Jerome E. Henderson’s command, with the hull number AGTR-4 and it served the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned on January 16, 1970. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 358 people on board and most of the asbestos exposure aboard this ship occurred in engineering spaces and boiler rooms. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register in 1970 and sold for scrapping on June 04, 1970, to Boston Metals Co., Baltimore, MD.  

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 Belmont (AGTR-4)

PAUL HEVENER BOCK JR

unknown age

Dead

DANIEL FRANCIS BONYEAU

unknown age

Dead