USS Humming Bird (AMc-26) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Humming Bird was a Bird-class 1 coastal minesweeper laid down in 1936 and launched the same year. It was commissioned on June 12, 1941, and served in the US Navy for 4 years until February 18, 1945. During its activity, the ship had the main missions removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. It was reclassified as Small Boat C-13548 on June 12, 1944. One year later, in 1945, the ship was struck from the Naval Register. 

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 Humming Bird (AMc-26)

WALTER JENKINS WHITLEY

92 years old

Dead

ROBERT T. VEAUDRY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

PETER GRANT ODELL

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

LEROY MOWBRAY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DONALD A. KINGSLEY SR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

GUSTAV ENGELAND KARLSEN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

FREDERICK DAINY GETTMANN

85 years old

Dead

DONALD JAMES CAPIE

78 years old

Dead