USS Clarendon (APA-72) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Clarendon was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on September 12, 1944. It was commissioned on December 14, the same year under Lt. Comdr. E. A. Stroik’s command with the hull number APA-72 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 9, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Francisco, Ulithi, Eniwetok, Taku, Guam, Okinawa or Pearl Harbor. After the decommissioning, the ship was delivered to the War Shipping Administration in 1946. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Clarendon 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 Clarendon (APA-72)

GEORGE JOHN BURBULES

90 years old

Dead

CHESTER BARNEY DYMON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DELBERT D. FLYNN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A