USS Corvus (AKA-26) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Corvus was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship launched on September 24, 1944. It was commissioned on November 20, the same year under Comdr. C. M. Gregson’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 29, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in San Francisco, Leyte, the Philippines, Okinawa, and Tinian and it participated only in World War II. After the decommissioning, the USS Corvus was transferred to the Maritime Commission on October 31, 1946. It received 1 battle star for the activity during World War II. 

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 Corvus (AKA-26)

ROCH EMILE BEAUDOIN

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ROBERT JOSEPH FLEMING

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FRANKLIN SHELLY FORD

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THEODORE JOHNOFF JR

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EUGENE MICHAEL MANGINI

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FREDERICK E. MCPEAK

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ROBERT TEITELMAN

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CARL JOSEPH WINTERS

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BOBBIE G. BAUDER

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