USS Chestatee (AOG-49) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley

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USS Chestatee was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker launched on April 29, 1944. It was commissioned on December 14, the same year under Lt. W. N. Ohly’s command with the hull number AOG-49 and it served in the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned on November 8, 1956. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 131 people onboard and had the main missions in Baytown, Leyte, San Pedro, Brunei, Balabac Island, San Francisco, Puerto Princesa or Samar. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1963 and sold to the Levin Metals Corporation in 1975. 

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