USS Hanover (APA-116) 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 Hampton was a Bayfield-class attack transport launched on August 25, 1944. It was commissioned on February 17, the following year under Comdr. W. H. Ferguson’s command with the hull number APA-115 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on April 30, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 onboard and had the main missions in Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, Samar, Uithi, Seabees, Tsingtao, Leyte or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in 1947 to Pope and Talbot Lines. 

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