USS Dade (APA-99) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Dade was a Bayfield-class attack transport laid down on November 2, 1943 and launched on January 14, the following year. It was commissioned on November 11, 1944 under Comdr. M. P. Du Val’s command with the hull number APA-99 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on February 25, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 people onboard and had the main missions in San Pedro, Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Guam, Tsingtao or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and later sold to Matson Navigation Company where it was renamed Hawaiian Retailer. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Dade received one battle star. 

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 Dade (APA-99)

ADELBERT ACEVEDO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM ESSLING BEADLING

92 years old

Dead

JOHN LORD BUTLER JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A