USS Gosper (APA-170) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Gosper was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on October 20, 1944. It was commissioned on November 18, the same year under Comdr. F. W. McCann’s command, with the hull number APA-170 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 10, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, San Diego, San Francisco, Ulithi, Pearl Harbor, Kerama Retto, Okinawa or Guam. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register in 1946. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Gosper received 1 battle star.    

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 Gosper (APA-170)

REUBIN SUMNER BLOSSOM

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GLEN A. GEISERT

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