USS Fuller (APA-7) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Fuller was a Heywood-class attack transport laid down in 1918 and launched in 1919. It was commissioned on April 9, 1941 under Capt. P. S. Theiss’ command with the hull number APA-7. It served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was decommissioned on March 20, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 380 people on board and had the main missions in Tulagi, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, Wellington, Saipan, Eniwetok or New Zealand. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping in 1957 to Dulien Steel Products Corporation in Seattle. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Fuller received 9 battle stars.

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

Shipmates on USS Fuller (APA-7)

ALBERT C. ALLEN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM DARRELL ALLRED

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WALTER GEORGE CUSACK JR

92 years old

Dead

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