USS Harry Lee (APA-10) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Harry Lee (APA-10) was a Harry Lee-class attack transport commissioned on December 27, 1940, under Capt. R. P. Hinrichs’ command, with the hull number APA-10 and it served in the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned on May 9, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 453 people on board and had its main missions in California, San Francisco, Leyte, Eniwetok, Guadalcanal, and Guam. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold to Turkey in 1948 where it was burned during a fire in 1960. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Harry Lee received 7 battle stars.

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Shipmates on USS Harry Lee (APA-10)

John Collier

Ernest H. Cox

Henry Thomas Gannon

Paul P. Goodrich

William Hampton Grady

William John Habrat

William Morton Hewson Jr.

Bernard Clarence McKay

Joseph Anthony Prokop Sr.

Vincent L. Saldutti

Israel G. Seeger

Joseph Ernest Sorace

Victor James Yost