USS Heath Hen (AMc-6) 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


Stuff You Should Know

USS Heath Hen was a Bird-Class 2 coastal minesweeper launched in 1936. It was commissioned on January 20, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until March 16, 1945. During its activity, the ship had a complement of 16 men on board and the main missions within the 5th Naval District, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. On May 10, 1948 the ship was sold and its fate remained uncertain. 

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