USS Edgecombe (APA-164) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Edgecombe was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on September 24, 1944. It was commissioned on October 30, 1944 under Comdr. F. W. Wauchope’s command, with the hull number APA-164 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on January 31, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in Seattle, San Francisco, San Pedro, Finschhafen, Hollandia, Leyte, Okinawa or Saipan. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and returned to the Maritime Commission in October 1958. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Edgecombe received 1 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

Shipmates on USS Edgecombe (APA-164)

ELDEN DANIEL ALLISON

91 years old

Dead

MARTIN JOSEPH ARNOLD

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MAHLON DANIEL BURKHARD

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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