USS Doyen (APA-1) 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 Doyen was a Doyen-class attack transport launched on July 9, 1942. It was commissioned on May 22, the following year under Comdr. P. F. Dugan’s command with the hull number APA-1 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on March 20, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 453 people onboard and had the main missions in Tarawa, Pearl Harbor, Ulithi, Saipan, Leyte or Eniwetok. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List two days later and sold for scrapping in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Doyen received 6 battle stars. 

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