USS Hendry (APA-118) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Hendry was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on June 24, 1944. It was commissioned on September 29, the same year under Capt. R. C. Welles’ command, with the hull number APA-118 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on February 21, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, San Francisco, Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Tulagi or Espiritu Santo. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping to Union Minerals & Alloys Corporation in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Hendry received 2 battle stars.   

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS Hendry (APA-118)

DONALD L. ADAMSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

LEROY ADAM BOURGEOIS

92 years old

Dead

JOHN C. CARLSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A