USS Clearfield (APA-142) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Clearfield was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on November 21, 1944. It was commissioned on January 12, the following year under Capt. F. C. Stelter’s command, with the hull number APA-142 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on March 4, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Eniwetok, Okinawa, Ulithi, Manila or Tokyo. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in 1973.  For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Clearfield received 1 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 Clearfield (APA-142)


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