USS DuPage (APB-51) 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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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. 

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