USS Frigate Bird (AMc-27) 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 Frigate Bird was a Bird-Class 2 coastal minesweeper laid down in 1935 and launched the same year. It was in service on January 30, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until April 27, 1943. During its activity, the ship had the main missions within the 13th Naval District, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. On November 27, 1944, the ship was struck from the Naval Register. 

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