USS Kingbird (AMc-56) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Kingbird was a Bird-Class 2 coastal minesweeper launched in 1939. It was commissioned on July 24, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on July 28, 1944. During its activity, the ship had the main missions within the 1st Naval District, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. On June 7, 1946 the ship was delivered to the War Shipping Administration. 

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

Shipmates on USS Kingbird (AMc-56)

CHARLES EUGENE DONALDSON III

unknown age

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JOSEPH STOVER DONNELL III

80 years old

Dead

CLAYTON A. DUNTON

unknown age

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THOMAS EDWIN JACKSON

unknown age

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F. WYLIE ORR JR

unknown age

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PAUL FREDERICK PETERSEN

unknown age

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RODNEY DALE PHILLIPS

unknown age

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JOSEPH STEPHEN PREVOSTO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM THOMAS CALDWELL

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

LARRY WILLIAM BOWMAN

unknown age

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EDWARDE. ALEXANDER

unknown age

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ROBERT EARL ADLER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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