USS Egret (AMc-24) 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 Egret was a Bird-Class 1 coastal minesweeper commissioned on June 10, 1941 that served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was transferred to the Maritime Commission on June 17, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 17 men on board and it had the main missions removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. It served in the 4th Naval District and it was reclassified as IX-181 on July 17, 1944. 

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