USS Circe (AKA-25) 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 Circe was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship launched on August 4, 1944. It was commissioned on November 10, the same year under Comdr. V. J. Barnhart’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 20, 1946. It carried a complement of 302 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Eniwetok and Okinawa, Ulithi and Savo Sound and it participated only in the World War II. After the decommissioning, USS Circe was transferred to the War Shipping Administration on June 26, 1946. It received 1 battle star for the activity during the World War II. 

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