USS Cottle (APA-147) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Cottle was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on November 25, 1944. It was commissioned on December 1, the same year under Comdr. P. S. Creasor’s command, with the hull number APA-147 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 6, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Ulithi, Guam, Wakayama, Honolulu, Norfolk or Seattle. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List in 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1973.  

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 Cottle (APA-147)


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90 years old