USS Colusa (APA-74) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Colusa was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on October 7, 1944. It was commissioned on December 20, the same year under Lt. Comdr. H. W. Neill’s command with the hull number APA-74 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 16, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Francisco, San Pedro, Eniwetok, Tinian, Guam, Saipan or Pearl Harbor. After the decommissioning, the ship was delivered to the Maritime Commission in 1947. 

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 Colusa (APA-74)

HAROLD WILBUR ADAMS

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JOHN R. DASILVA

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SALVATORE N. GOLEMME

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