USS George Washington (CVN-73) 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 Washington is a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier laid down on August 25, 1986. It was commissioned on July 4, 1992 with the hull number CVN-73 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 San Diego, South Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Haiti, Busan, Da Nang or the Persian Gulf. 

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