USS Galveston (CL-93/CLG-3) 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
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • 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 Galveston was a Cleveland-class light cruiser laid down on February 20, 1944 and launched on April 22, the following year. It was commissioned on May 28, 1958 under Capt. J. B. Colwell’s command with the hull number CL-93 and served in the US Navy for 12 years until it was decommissioned in May 1970. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 1,255 people on board and had the main missions in Cuba, Charleston, Norfolk, San Juan, Guantanamo, South Vietnam, Subic Bay, Okinawa or Panama Canal. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 21, 1973 and sold for scraping in 1975. 

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