USS Dauphin (APA-97) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Dauphin was a Windsor-class attack transport launched on June 10, 1944. It was commissioned on September 23, the same year under Comdr. B. Connelly’s command with the hull number APA-97 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 30, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 552 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, Newport, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Ulithi, San Francisco or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for commercial purpose where it was renamed SS Exochorda and then SS Stevens. The ship was scrapped in 1979. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Dauphin 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 Dauphin (APA-97)

WILLIAM A. CLEMENTS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

EDWARD F. DECHANT

90 years old

Dead

DANIEL A. EVANS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A