USS Glynn (APA-239) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Glynn was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on August 25, 1945 and commissioned on October 17, 1945 under Comdr. Ben Koerner’s command, with the hull number APA-239 and it served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on September 9, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Norfolk, San Pedro, Guam, Saipan, Samar, San Francisco, Golden Gate or Nova Scotia. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on July 1, 1960. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Heywood received 7 battle stars and sold to Balboa Desguances Maritimos in Barcelona. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Glynn (APA-239)


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