USS Carlisle (APA-69) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Carlisle was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on July 30, 1944. It was commissioned on November 29, the same year under Comdr. H. R. Adams’ command with the hull number APA-69 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was sunk as a target during Operation Crossroads on July 1, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Diego, Pearl Harbor, San Francisco, Hawaii, Japan or Bikini Atoll. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List, but both the dates are unknown. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Carlisle received two Navy Occupation Service Medals.  

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 Carlisle (APA-69)


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