USS Indus (AKN-1) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Indus was an Indus-class net cargo ship laid down on October 4, 1943 and launched on October 29, the same year. It was commissioned on February 15, 1944 under Comdr. A. S. Einmo’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 20, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 228 men on board and it had the main missions in Norfolk, Espiritu Santo, Milne Bay, New Guinea, the Philippines, Saipan or Manila. After the decommissioning, the ship was scrapped in 1967. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Indus received one battle star. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Indus (AKN-1)

GRAFTON D. CHASE JR

unknown age

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ANTHONY J. CASSANO

unknown age

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JAMES VAUGHN CARROLL

91 years old

Dead

PETER MAURICE CARON SR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM SCHUYLER CADOW JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

RAYMOND W. BURK

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH FRANCIS BURANOSKY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM A. BROWN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

BRUCE RAYMOND BOLAND USN (RET)

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

RICHARD E. BOIKE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOHN PETER BENTZ

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MARK M. BENSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

SAMUEL V. BELL JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CHARLES BECKER

unknown age

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DAVID FOLK BAUCOM

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CHARLES W. BAKER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MICHAEL C. BACHMANN

unknown age

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RAYMOND ASPDEN

unknown age

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PAUL B. ANSON

unknown age

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PHILIP CONRAD AMRHEIN

93 years old

Dead

WILLARD F. ALLBRIGHT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

TONY ALBANO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

SYLVESTER P. ABRAMOWICZ JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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