USS Cullman (APA-78) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley

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Stuff You Should Know

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. 

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