USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13) 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


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Stuff You Should Know

USS Joseph T. Dickman was a Harris- attack transport laid down on July 20, 1920 and launched on July 6, 1921. It was commissioned on June 10, 1941 with the hull number APA-26 and it served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was decommissioned on March 7, 1946. It was reclassified as APA-13 in 1943. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 28, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1947 to Kaiser Corporation. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Joseph T. Dickman received 6 battle stars.      

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