USS Cullman (APA-78) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Cullman was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on November 17, 1944. It was commissioned on February 25, the following year under Lt. Comdr. W. B. Dell’s command with the hull number APA-78 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 22, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Francisco, San Diego, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Okinawa, Guam or Hong Kong. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping in 1965. 

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 Cullman (APA-78)

FRED NEWTON BINGAMAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

EMIL F. BRALOSKI

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MUREL EUGENE HILL

89 years old

Dead