USS Fergus (APA-82) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Fergus was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on December 24, 1944. It was commissioned on February 20, the following year under Comdr. J. C. Snyder’s command with the hull number APA-82 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 25, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Diego, San Francisco, Guam, Japan, Saipan, Pearl Harbor or Leyte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List but its faith is unknown. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Fergus (APA-82)

ANTHONY HANZO JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ELDON LOUIS MURLEY

95 years old

Dead

JAMES J. REDING

unknown age

Uncertain N/A