USS Humming Bird (AMc-26) 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

Shipmates

Stuff You Should Know

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. 

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