USS Haskell (APA-117) 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 Haskell was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on June 13, 1944. It was commissioned on September 11, the same year under Comdr. A. L. Mare’s command, with the hull number APA-117 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 22, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, San Francisco, Okinawa, Eniwetok, Guadalcanal or Guam. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping to Alberti Equipment Incorporated in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Haskell received 1 battle star.   

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