USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Hoggatt Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier launched on December 4, 1943. It was commissioned on January 11, the following year with the hull number CVE-75 under Capt. W. V. Saunders’ command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on 20 July, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 916 men on board had the main missions in Manus, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Leyte, Ulithi or Huon Gulf. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping on March 31, 1960. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Hoggatt Bay received 5 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 Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75)

CHARLES EDWARD AMMAN

90 years old

Dead

ROBERT FRANK ARNST

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

RICHARD K. BAILEY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A