USS Florida (BB-30) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Florida was a Florida-class battleship laid down on March 8, 1909 and launched on May 12, 1910. It was commissioned on September 15, 1911 with the hull number BB-30 and served in the US Navy for 20 years until it was decommissioned on February 16, 1931. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1,001 men on board and had the main missions in Hampton Roads, Veracruz, Scapa Flow, Brest, Azores or Provincetown. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 6, 1931 and sold for scrapping the same year. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS Florida (BB-30)

WILLIAM BRONLEY AMNON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MYRON FULLER CARTER

unknown age

Dead

GEORGE CREGAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A