USS Core (CVE-13) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Core was a Bogue-class escort aircraft carrier laid down on January 2, 1942 and launched on May 15, the same year. It was commissioned on December 10, 1942 under Capt. M. R. Greer’s command with the hull number CVE-13 and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned on October 4, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 890 men on board and had the main missions in Alameda, Pearl Harbor, Seattle, Norfolk, Cuba, Yokosuka or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on September 15, 1970 and subsequently sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Core 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 Core (CVE-13)

CHARLES HENERY ARCHUL

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PAUL JOHN BELTRANDI

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WELDON ARTHUR BLACKMORE

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