USS Grouse (AMc-12) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Grouse was a Firecrest-class coastal minesweeper launched in 1938. It was commissioned on June 20, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on August 26, 1944. During its activity, the ship had the main missions within the 11th Naval District under Lt. Theodore L. Bergen’s command, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. On September 23, 1944 the ship was struck from the Naval Register and delivered to the War Shipping Administration the following year on February 5. 

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

Shipmates on USS Grouse (AMc-12)

WILLIS C. BARNES

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES RAYMOND GABLE SR

89 years old

Dead

SUMNER KITTELLE MOORE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ROBERT ORA REYNOLDS

85 years old

Dead

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