USS Dixie (AD-14) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Dixie was a Dixie-class destroyer tender launched on May 27, 1939. It was commissioned on April 25, the following year under Comdr. G. H. Bahm’s command with the hull number AD-14 and served in the US Navy for 42 years until it was decommissioned on June 15, 1982. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 1,262 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Norfolk, Espiritu Santo, Hong Kong, Sasebo or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on the same day and sold for scrapping. 

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 Dixie (AD-14)

JOHN PERRY AGUIAR JR.

88 years old

Dead

CARL W. ADAMS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

LOUIS RICHARD ACAMPORA

68 years old

Dead

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