USS Clarendon (APA-72) 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


Stuff You Should Know

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. 

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