USS Bergen (APA-150) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Bergen was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on October 25, 1944 and launched on December 5, the same year. It was commissioned on December 23, 1944 under Capt. Ralston B. Vanzant’s command, with the hull number APA-150 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 24, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Hagushi, Okinawa, San Pedro, Honolulu, Norfolk or Jinsen. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 8, 1946 and sold for scrapping on April 9, 1973 to Union Metals & Alloys Corporation in New York.  

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

Shipmates on USS Bergen (APA-150)

EUGENE JOSEPH ALASSI

90 years old

Dead

DARRELL LADEAN FERRIS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ELLIOTT FRANCIS FLOOD

88 years old

Dead

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