USS Calamus (AOG-25) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Calamus was a Mettawee-class gasoline tanker launched on May 4, 1944. It was commissioned on July 7, the same year under Lt. W. Hord’s command with the hull number AOG-25 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on July 7, 1944. It was decommissioned on May 15, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 62 people onboard and had the main missions in Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, Ulithi, Eniwetok, Iwo Jima, Saipan or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and scrapped in 1964. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Calamus received one 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

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Shipmates on USS Calamus (AOG-25)


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