USS Fillmore (APA-83) 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 Fillmore was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on January 4, 1945. It was commissioned on February 25, the same year under Comdr. L. E. Divoll’s command with the hull number APA-83 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on January 24, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in Ulithi, San Francisco, Guam, Japan, Saipan or Biak. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in 1966. 

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