USS Cockatoo (AMc-8) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Cockatoo was a Bird-class 1 coastal minesweeper launched in 1936. It was commissioned on April 25, 1941, and served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was transferred to the Maritime Commission on September 23, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 17 men on board and it had the main missions within the detachment of the 14th Naval District. 

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 Cockatoo (AMc-8)


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