USS Cleburne (APA-73) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Cleburne was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on September 27, 1944. It was commissioned on December 22, the same year under Lt. Comdr. F. T. Callaghan’s command with the hull number APA-73 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 7, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Francisco, Ulithi, Eniwetok, Tsingtao, Guam, Jinsen or Pearl Harbor. After the decommissioning, the ship was delivered to the Maritime Commission in 1947 and scrapped in 1965. 

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 Cleburne (APA-73)

ARTHUR CORY BARDWELL

88 years old

Dead

JAMES H. CARLIN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

HARMON HAMMOND JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A