USS Bottineau (APA-235) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Bottineau was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on October 11, 1944 and launched on November 22, the same year. It was commissioned on December 30, 1944 under Capt. H. B. Edgar’s command, with the hull number APA-235 and it served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned on August 31, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Wakayama, Seattle, San Francisco, Bikini Atoll or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on July 1, 1961. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Bottineau received 1 battle star. 

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 Bottineau (APA-235)

M. JOHN CARROCCIO

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CAREY MARTIN CLARKE

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ARTHUR S. ABRAMS

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