USS Cybele (AKS-10) 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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USS Cybele was an Acubens-class general stores issue ship laid down on August 29, 1944 and launched on October 9, the same year. It was commissioned on April 16, 1945 under Comdr. J. H. Church’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on August 22, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 195 men on board and it had the main missions in Bayonne, Pearl Harbor, San Pedro Bay, Tokyo Bay, Samar or Tsingtao. After the decommissioning, the ship was delivered to the Maritime Commission. The date of the striking is unknown, though. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Cybele received 6 honor medals. 

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