USS Geneva (APA-86) 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 Geneva was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on January 31, 1945. It was commissioned on March 22, 1945 under Comdr. Peter J. Neimo’s command, with the hull number APA-86 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on January 23, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 849 people onboard and had the main missions in Hawaii, Buckner Bay, Kwajalein, China, Luzon, Japan, Cebu or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on February 25, 1947 and sold for scrapping in 1966. 

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