USS Guilford (APA-112) 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 Guilford was a Bayfield-class attack transport launched on July 14, 1944. It was commissioned on May 14, the following year under Capt. E. R. Gardner’s command with the hull number APA-112 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 29, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 people  onboard and had the main missions in Norfolk, Guam, Newport, Saipan, Panama, Japan, San Diego or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold in 1947 to Pope and Talbot Lines where it was renamed SS P&T Navigator. In 1973, the ship was finally scrapped. 

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