USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) 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 George H. W. Bush is a Nimitz-class supercarrier laid down on September 6, 2003 and launched on October 9, 2006. It was commissioned on January 10, 2009 under Rear Admiral Nora Tyson’s command with the hull number CVN-77 and it is still serving in the US Navy. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 3,200 people onboard and 90 aircraft and had the main missions in Stokes Bay, Portsmouth, Naples, Norfolk, the Strait of Gibraltar, Piraeus, southern Turkey, Suez Canal or the Persian Gulf. 

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