USS Cybele (AKS-10) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The 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, and 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 World War II, the USS Cybele received 6 honor medals. 

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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