USS Cepheus (AKA-18) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Cepheus was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship launched on October 23, 1943 with the hull number AKA-18. It was commissioned on December 16, 1943 under Capt. R. B. Hall’s command and served in the US Navy for almost 3 years until it was decommissioned on May 22, 1943. It carried a complement of 404 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in the Mediterranean Sea and the Pacific Theater. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Centaurus received 2 battle stars. 

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 Cepheus (AKA-18)

JOSEPH WRIGHT

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MILTON H. WOOSTER

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DONALD JOHN TILKENS

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PIERCE B. TIDWELL SR

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HARRY STOLLE JR

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WARREN SCHALLER

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STANLEY BERTRAM RANK

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ROBERT A. PAUL

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DUTCH NOGEL

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DONALD E. MCKAY

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KENNETH PAUL MALEY

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LEWIS FREDERICK LOVELL

78 years old

Dead

JAMES HAMILTON

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JULIAN CARR GALLOP

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HAROLD QUINTARD FOREHAND

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FRANK M. FORD

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ISAAC ANDERSON

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