USS DuPage (APB-51) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS DuPage (APB-51) was laid down in December 1942 as SS John W. Weeks and delivered to the War Shipping Administration to serve the US Army Transportation Service. The ship was transferred to the US Navy in 1951 and placed out of service sometime before 1959 (date unknown). It was scrapped in 1959. The USS DuPage received a National Defense Service Medal. 

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

Shipmates on USS DuPage (APB-51)

David Peebles

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

Wayne Davy

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

Joseph Walker

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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