USS Fayette (APA-43) 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 Fayette was a Bayfield-class attack transport launched on February 25, 1943. It was commissioned on October 14, the same year under Cmdr. J. C. Lester’s command with the hull number APA-43 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on March 6, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 people onboard and had the main missions in Saipan, Leyte, Peleliu, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Kwajalein, Guam, Funafuti or Manus. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for commercial purpose in 1947. It was scrapped in 1971 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Fayette received 6 battle stars.  

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