USS Flamingo (AMc-22) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Flamingo was a Bird-Class 1 coastal minesweeper laid down in 1940 and commissioned on June 6, 1941 that served in the US Navy for 4 years until December 10, 1945. During its activity, the ship 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-180 on July 17, 1944. Two years later, on January 8, 1946, the ship was struck from the Naval Register. 

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